Aeronautics Products

  • Competency-Based Education in Aviation

    Exploring Alternate Training Pathways, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne K. Kearns, Timothy J. Mavin, Steven Hodge

    Whether a trainee is studying air traffic control, piloting, maintenance engineering, or cabin crew, they must complete a set number of training 'hours' before being licensed or certified. The aviation industry is moving away from an hours-based to a competency-based training system. Within this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09

  • Airspace Closure and Civil Aviation

    A Strategic Resource for Airline Managers, 1st Edition

    By Steven D. Jaffe

    The impact to airlines from airspace closure can be as benign as a two minute extension on an arrival pattern, or as catastrophic as a shoot down from a surface-to-air missile, as the tragic loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over the Ukraine in July 2014 demonstrates. Airspace constraints come in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14

  • Commercial Space Exploration

    Ethics, Policy and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Jai Galliott

    Not since man set foot on the moon over four decades ago has there been such passion and excitement about space exploration. This enthusiasm and eagerness has been spurred on by the fact that for the first time since the very beginning of the space age, space travel is no longer limited to an elite…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Safety Management Systems in Aviation

    2nd Edition

    By Alan J. Stolzer, John J. Goglia

    Although aviation is among the safest modes of transportation in the world today, accidents still happen. In order to further reduce accidents and improve safety, proactive approaches must be adopted by the aviation community. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has mandated that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • High G Flight

    Physiological Effects and Countermeasures, 1st Edition

    By David Newman

    This book provides a unique, authoritative and detailed examination of the physiological and clinical consequences of human exposure to high G forces. Pilots of military fast jets, civilian aerobatic pilots and astronauts during the launch and re-entry phases of spaceflight are frequently and…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06

  • Air Transportation

    A Management Perspective, 8th Edition

    By John G. Wensveen

    Air Transportation: A Management Perspective by John Wensveen is a proven textbook that offers a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of air transportation management. In addition to explaining the fundamentals, the book transports the reader to the leading edge of the discipline,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06

  • Human Factors Models for Aviation Accident Analysis and Prevention

    1st Edition

    By Thomas G.C. Griffin, Mark S. Young, Neville A. Stanton

    The investigation and modelling of aviation accident causation is dominated by linear models. Aviation is, however, a complex system and as such suffers from being artificially manipulated into non-complex models and methods. This book addresses this issue by developing a new approach to…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    CRC Press

  • Foundations of Aviation Law

    1st Edition

    By Michael W. Pearson, Daniel S. Riley

    Foundations of Aviation Law is an easy-reading general primer into the often complex world of aviation law, written for aviation students as well as legal professionals who are looking for broad-based, introductory coverage of the subject. The text begins with basic legal concepts that build a…

    Paperback – 2015-02-11

  • Decision Making in Aviation

    1st Edition

    By Don Harris, Wen-Chin Li

    Decision making pervades every aspect of life: people make hundreds of decisions every day. The vast majority of these are trivial and without a right or wrong answer. In some respects there is also nothing extraordinary about pilot decision making. It is only the setting that is different - the…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Critical Essays on Human Factors in Aviation

  • The Dragon in the Cockpit

    How Western Aviation Concepts Conflict with Chinese Value Systems, 1st Edition

    By Hung Sying Jing, Allen Batteau

    The purpose of The Dragon in the Cockpit is to enhance the mutual understanding between Western aviation human-factors practitioners and the Chinese aviation community by describing some of the fundamental Chinese cultural characteristics pertinent to the field of flight safety. China’s demand…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • Will Sustainability Fly?

    Aviation Fuel Options in a Low-Carbon World, 1st Edition

    By Walter J. Palmer

    While international negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have been less than satisfactory, there is a presumption that a significant level of multi-lateral commitment will be realized at some point. International air and marine travel have been left to one side in past talks…

    Hardback – 2014-12-28

  • Air Transport in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Timothy Duval

    Air transport in the Asia Pacific has undergone significant transformation in the last three decades. What was once a region in the shadow of larger and more prosperous continents such as North America and Europe is now at the forefront of expansion in commercial air-service networks, frequency and…

    Hardback – 2014-11-19

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