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1-The Boy Aviators in Nicaragua By Capt. Wilbur Lawton
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The launching of this Twentieth Century series marks the inauguration of a new era in boys' books--the "wonders of modern science" epoch. Frank and Harry Chester, the Boy Aviators, are the... More > heroes of this exciting, red-blooded tale of adventure by air and land in the turbulent Central American republic. The two brothers with their $10,000 prize aeroplane, the "Golden Eagle", rescue a chum from death in the clutches of the Nicaraguans, discover a lost treasure valley of the ancient Toltec race, and in so doing almost lose their own lives in the Abyss of the White Serpents, and have many other exciting experiences, including being blown far out to sea in their air-skimmer in a tropical storm. It would be unfair to divulge the part that wireless plays in rescuing them from their predicament. In a brand new field of fiction for boys the Chester brothers and their aeroplane seem destined to fill a top-notch place. These books are technically correct, wholesomely thrilling and geared up to third speed.< Less
Republic F-105 Thunderchief Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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Known as the “Thud”, Republic’s F-105 Thunderchief entered service in 1958, and flew in a variety of roles through 1984. The largest single-engine fighter in the U.S.A.F.... More > inventory,the F-105 could exceed Mach 1.0 at sea level, and achieve Mach 2.0 at high altitude. It could carry up to 14,000 pounds of ordnance, or about as much as most WWII heavy bombers. The F-105 served as the primary strike aircraft in the early years of the Vietnam conflict, and its pilots flew over 20,000 missions. These included “wild weasel” flights intended to suppress North Vietnamese air defenses. The dangerous aspects of these missions help account for the aircraft’s high loss rate — out of 833 F-105s produced, 320 were lost in combat in S.E. Asia. Originally printed by the U.S. Air Force, this handbook provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: POLISH PRESIDENT DIES IN AIR CRASH The Crash of Polish Air Force Flight 101 By Igor Korovin
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On April 10, 2010 at 10:41 local time, approaching Runway 26 of Smolensk "Severny" airdrome, a Tupolev-154M aircraft of the State Aviation of the Republic of Poland crashed while... More > conducting a non-regular international flight PLF 101 carrying passengers from Warsaw to Smolensk. The cause of the accident was the failure of the crew to take a timely decision to proceed to an alternate airdrome due to weather conditions at the airport of destination. All 96 persons on board, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński and his wife, died in the crash.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Polish President Dies in Air Crash - The Crash of Polish Air Force Flight 101 By Igor Korovin, Editor
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On April 10, 2010 at 10:41 local time, a Tupolev-154M aircraft of the State Aviation of the Republic of Poland crashed while conducting a non-regular international flight PLF 101 from Warsaw,... More > Poland, to Smolensk, Russia. A Russian State Investigation Commission investigated the causes of the Tu-154 aircraft accident. The Investigator-in-Charge for the State Commission was the Prime-Minister of the Russian Federation. The Commission concluded that the cause of the accident was the failure of the crew to take a timely decision to proceed to an alternate airdrome due to weather conditions at the airport of destination. All 96 persons on board, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński and his wife, died in the crash.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: POLISH PRESIDENT DIES IN AIR CRASH The Crash of Polish Air Force Flight 101 By Igor Korovin
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On April 10, 2010 at 10:41 local time, approaching Runway 26 of Smolensk "Severny" airdrome, a Tupolev-154M aircraft of the State Aviation of the Republic of Poland crashed while... More > conducting a non-regular international flight PLF 101 carrying passengers from Warsaw to Smolensk. The cause of the accident was the failure of the crew to take a timely decision to proceed to an alternate airdrome due to weather conditions at the airport of destination. All 96 persons on board, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński and his wife, died in the crash.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Gross Negligence Kills 151 - The Crash of Union des Transports Aeriens de Guinee Flight GHI 141 By George Cramoisi, Editor
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On 25 December 2003, Union des Transport Aériens de Guinée Flight GIH 141, a Boeing 727-223, on a flight from Conakry (Guinea) to Kufra (Libya), Beirut (Lebanon) and Dubai (United Arab... More > Emirates) stopped over at Cotonou, Republic of Benin. During takeoff the overloaded airplane, was not able to climb properly and struck an airport building on the extended runway centerline, and crashed onto the beach and ended up in the ocean, killing 151 of the 163 people on board. The cause of the accident was the difficulty for the flight crew to rotate with an overloaded airplane with an unknown center of gravity. This in combination with the facts that the operator of the airline lacked any competence regarding organization and regulatory documentation, which made it impossible to correctly load and check the loading of the airplane, and the inadequacy of the supervision exercised by the Guinean civil aviation authorities in the context of safety oversight.< Less
Historical Archaeology in Central Europe By SHA CoPublications
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25 articles that present archaeological analyses and interpretations on a variety of subjects from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. The... More > articles collected for the purpose of this book offer a broad variety of topics and provide examples from urban, landscape, underwater, industrial, battlefield, aviation, and Ottoman archaeology, as well as material culture studies. Sites and case studies presented range chronolog- ically from the 15th to the 20th century. Furthermore, this volume contains summaries of the status and theoretical foundations of historical archaeology in the various central European countries, and offers perspectives from each. The result is a volume that summarizes the state of historical archaeology in the region and lays a foundation for current and future generations of central European archaeologists to build upon.< Less
Historical Archaeology in Central Europe By SHA CoPublications
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** Full Color Version ** 25 articles that present archaeological analyses and interpretations on a variety of subjects from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia,... More > Hungary, and Poland. The articles collected for the purpose of this book offer a broad variety of topics and provide examples from urban, landscape, underwater, industrial, battlefield, aviation, and Ottoman archaeology, as well as material culture studies. Sites and case studies presented range chronolog- ically from the 15th to the 20th century. Furthermore, this volume contains summaries of the status and theoretical foundations of historical archaeology in the various central European countries, and offers perspectives from each. The result is a volume that summarizes the state of historical archaeology in the region and lays a foundation for current and future generations of central European archaeologists to build upon.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS, GROSS NEGLIGENCE KILLS 151, The Crash of Union des Transports Aeriens de Guinee Flight GHI 141 By George Cramoisi, editor
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On 25 December 2003, Union des Transport Aériens de Guinée Flight GIH 141, a Boeing 727-223, on a flight from Conakry (Guinea) to Kufra (Libya), Beirut (Lebanon) and Dubai (United Arab... More > Emirates) stopped over at Cotonou, Republic of Benin. During takeoff the overloaded airplane, was not able to climb properly and struck an airport building on the extended runway centerline, and crashed onto the beach and ended up in the ocean, killing 151 of the 163 people on board. The cause of the accident was the difficulty for the flight crew to rotate with an overloaded airplane with an unknown center of gravity. This in combination with the facts that the operator of the airline lacked any competence regarding organization and regulatory documentation, which made it impossible to correctly load and check the loading of the airplane, and the inadequacy of the supervision exercised by the Guinean civil aviation authorities in the context of safety oversight.< Less
Historical Archaeology in Central Europe By SHA
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** Black-and-White Version ** 25 articles that present archaeological analyses and interpretations on a variety of subjects from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovenia,... More > Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. The articles collected for the purpose of this book offer a broad variety of topics and provide examples from urban, landscape, underwater, industrial, battlefield, aviation, and Ottoman archaeology, as well as material culture studies. Sites and case studies presented range chronolog- ically from the 15th to the 20th century. Furthermore, this volume contains summaries of the status and theoretical foundations of historical archaeology in the various central European countries, and offers perspectives from each. The result is a volume that summarizes the state of historical archaeology in the region and lays a foundation for current and future generations of central European archaeologists to build upon.< Less