Flying the Airbus A380

Flying the Airbus A380

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by Gib Vogel
     
 

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Since its first flight on 27 April 2005, the Airbus A380 has been the largest passenger airliner in the world. Instantly recognizable with its full-length upper deck, it represents the pinnacle of modern airliner design. Flying the A380 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this mighty machine. It takes the reader on a trip from London to Dubai as the

Overview

Since its first flight on 27 April 2005, the Airbus A380 has been the largest passenger airliner in the world. Instantly recognizable with its full-length upper deck, it represents the pinnacle of modern airliner design. Flying the A380 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this mighty machine. It takes the reader on a trip from London to Dubai 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847971241
Publisher:
The Crowood Press UK
Publication date:
11/15/2009
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
732,934
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Captain Gib Vobel is an experienced A380 captain. He has been in aviation for more than thirty years and was a Boeing 747 captain for fourteen years before going on to the Airbus A380.

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Flying the Airbus A380 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very detailed description in the operations of a A380 flight from London to Dubai. The aircraft systems and equipment are well explained. A great must have book for an aviationist.