Description : Join Benjamin Birdie and all of his tree-dwelling friends as they help him get back up to his nest at the top of the tree! In this fun rhyming book about coming together to help those in need, you'll also learn all about some of the world's endangered species and what makes them each unique.
Description : Since its first flight on 15 December 2009, the Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' has been the most sophisticated airliner in the world. It uses many advanced new technologies to offer unprecedented levels of performance with minimal impact on the environment. Flying the Boeing 787 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this remarkable machine. It takes the reader on a trip from Tokyo to Los Angeles as the flight crew see it, from pre-flight planning, through all the phases of the flight to shut-down at the parking stand many thousands of miles from the departure point. Lavishly illustrated with specially taken photographs of the B787's controls and instruments, this book will be of interest not just to commercial pilots, but to all aviation enthusiasts: it gives an insight into a world normally hidden for the flying public, at the technical and operational cutting edge of commercial flying. Gives a pilot's eye view of flying this remarkable machine - the Boeing 787 'Dreamliner'. Also an insight into a world normally hidden from the flying public, at the technical and operational cutting edge of commercial flying. Lavishly illustrated with 176 specially-taken colour photographs of the B787's controls and instruments.
Description : “Robin’s First Flight” is the story of wanting to fly but being afraid to try. Robin overcomes fear and learns to fly! This fable helps each of us find our own wings.
Description : Discover how planes get--and stay--airborne Now you can truly master an understanding of the phenomenon of flight. This practical guide is the most intuitive introduction to basic flight mechanics available. Understanding Flight, Second Edition, explains the principles of aeronautics in terms, descriptions, and illustrations that make sense--without complicated mathematics. Updated to include helicopter flight fundamentals and aircraft structures, this aviation classic is required reading for new pilots, students, engineers, and anyone fascinated with flight. Understanding Flight, Second Edition, covers: Physics of flight Wing design and configuration Stability and control Propulsion High-speed flight Performance and safety Aerodynamic testing Helicopters and autogyros Aircraft structures and materials
Description : Trade Paperback + PDF eBook "bundle" version: Trade paperback book comes with code to download the eBook from ASA's website. This comprehensive textbook explains the aerodynamics of helicopter flight as well as helicopter maneuvers, going beyond the strictly "how-to" type of aviation manual. Helicopter pilots need to thoroughly understand the consequences of their actions and base them upon sound technical knowledge; this textbook explains why the helicopter flies and even more importantly, why it sometimes does not. Beginning with aerodynamics, each step of the process is fully illustrated and thoroughly explained--from the physics of advanced operations to helicopter design and performance--providing helicopter pilots with a solid foundation upon which to base their in-flight decisions. Containing discussions on the NOTAR (no tail rotor) system, strakes, principles of airspeed and high-altitude operations, operations on sloping surfaces, and sling operations, this revised edition also includes the latest procedures Federal Aviation Administration.
Description : 'How to Become a Flight Attendant for airlines in the Middle East' will teach you how to be successful at the cabin crew interview from the first try.You will learn: -How to build your CV with examples of job descriptions, a sample Cabin Crew CV, and 3 CV templates ready to download and just fill in with your data.-Sample application photos.-Online Video Interview highlights.-How to prepare for an Assessment Day, Open Day, and CV Submission Day.-What mindset you need to change to become more confident during the interview.-How to dress for the interview day (ladies and gentlemen, including photos).-Worries and questions answered (various topics such as tattoos, maximum age, minimum height or maximum weight, swimming skills and appearance).-Group exercise samples tests: customer service scenario and role play (what to say and do when dealing with an angry customer), one-word cards (and how to train your creativity and resourcefulness), prioritization (in case you land on the Moon) and a team-building scenario. You will get sample tests and how to approach the task, including language to use, your position in the group and how to integrate into the team.-English test: 250 Missing Words Sample Test, 4 "fill-in-the-blanks" Tests, 30-Sentence "fill-in-the-blanks" Practice Test, 40-Sentence Rephrase Test, 5 Reading and Understanding Tests, Essay Writing Sample plus 10 Essay Topics.-Math test: 20 Questions and Answers Sample Test.-101 Questions and Answers for the Final Interview.-What medical tests you need to pass when the interview is completed.-What to pack for your departure.-The airline's training.
Description : Uses extracts from journals, diaries, and memoirs, as well as rare photographs and drawings, to provide a history of humanity's attempts at flight, including kites, balloons, rockets, and steerable airships.
Description : Here is the essential guide for librarians and teachers who want to develop a quality, curriculum-based graphic novel collection—and use its power to engage and inform middle and high school students. • Photos of school libraries, classrooms, and students • Model template lesson plans by subject area • A list of recommended resources, such as professional books, websites and blogs • A glossary of common graphic novel terms • Bibliographies of quality classic and contemporary graphic novel titles for libraries and classrooms, broken down into middle school and high school curricular areas