An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation / Edition 1

An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation / Edition 1

by Bharat Kumar, Dale DeRemer, Douglas Marshall
     
 

  • More than 7,400 terms and meanings define the scope of aviation today
  • 2,400 illustrations illuminate every aspect of aviation

    THE CORNERSTONE OF ANY AVIATION LIBRARY

    More than a dictionary -- though it certainly offers all a dictionary can -- this magnificent illustrated reference work will be the centerpiece and foundation of many aviation

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  • More than 7,400 terms and meanings define the scope of aviation today
  • 2,400 illustrations illuminate every aspect of aviation

    THE CORNERSTONE OF ANY AVIATION LIBRARY

    More than a dictionary -- though it certainly offers all a dictionary can -- this magnificent illustrated reference work will be the centerpiece and foundation of many aviation collections. Seven years in the making, the carefully wrought handiwork of a military air leader and a dedicated writer, Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation is virtually a visual mini-encyclopedia of aviation and all its aspects.

    ENCOMPASSING ALL OF AVIATION

    Spanning general aviation, commercial airline operations, the military sector, and far more -- airports to meteorology, avionics, aviation medicine, and beyond -- this thoroughly browsable Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation is as much learning tool as dictionary and an almost bottomless source of information and diversion. It is a treasure that anyone involved in or interested in aviation will be thrilled to own.

    Inside:

    Aviation, A-to-Z

    Find definitions covering all these areas, and more:

    Aerial Photography

    Aerodynamics

    Aircraft

    Aircraft Operations

    Airmanship

    Airports

    Air Traffic Control

    Astronavigation

    Aviation Medicine

    Avionics

    Civil Aviation

    Commercial Aviation

    Engineering

    Equipment

    General Aviation

    GPS

    Navigation

    Meteorology

    Military Aviation

    Skydiving and Parachuting

    Much more

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780071396066
    Publisher:
    McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    Publication date:
    12/28/2004
    Pages:
    752
    Product dimensions:
    7.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.68(d)

    Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Preface
    A Guide to This Dictionary
    A (Alpha)
    B (Bravo)
    C (Charlie)
    D (Delta)
    E (Echo)
    F (Foxtrot)
    G (Golf)
    H (Hotel)
    I (India)
    J (Juliet)
    K (Kilo)
    L (Lima)
    M (Mike)
    N (November)
    O (Oscar)
    P (Papa)
    Q (Quebec)
    R (Romeo)
    S (Sierra)
    T (Tango)
    U (Uniform)
    V (Victor)
    W (Whiskey)
    X (X-ray)
    Y (Yankee)
    Z (Zulu)
    Acronyms

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