For Flight Safety specialists as well as commercial aviation lovers, this book gathers the history of more than 200 accidents, incidents or events that occurred to Spanish commercial aviation over national or foreign territories, as well as produced by foreign commercial aviation over Spain.
The importance of this book lies, among other aspects, in the enormous influence that aeronautical events exert on technical progress for the improvement of air safety. It is therefore necessary to have in-depth knowledge and study in order to avoid new air accidents.
All the facts studied here are in chronological order and its author, D. Carlos Salazar contributes more than 440 photographs, illustrations, maps, press clippings and diagrams that constitute by themselves a historical document of great value.
This survival guide for new pilots identifies the pitfalls waiting inside the killing zone, the period from 50 to 350 flight hours when they leave their instructors behind and fly as pilot in command for the first time. Although they're privately certified, many of these unseasoned aviators are unaware of the potential accidents that lie ahead while trying to build decision-making skills on their own -- many times falling victim to inexperience.
Emergency is a collection of true stories about events where disaster seems imminent. Yet each situation is concluded without loss of life thanks to the skill of the pilots and their crews, whose bravery and resourcefulness have earned them well deserved commendations.
Written by a British Airways First Officer, Stanley Stewart, who has spoken at first hand with the pilots and crews involved in all the incidents recorded here, the book offers a unique insight into what really happened: not the passengers eye-view, which in many cases is already documented, but the view from the flight deck of the aircraft itself.
Formato: 17 x 24 cm
Peso: 0,46 kg.