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Fly by wire : [the geese, the glide, the "miracle" on the Hudson]

Author: William Langewiesche; David Drummond, (Narrator)
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, ℗2009.
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Journalist William Langewiesche takes listeners on a journey into the fascinating world of advanced aviation. From the testing laboratories where engineers struggle to build a jet engine that can systematically resist bird attacks through the creation of the A320 in France and the political and social forces that have sought to minimize the impact of the revolutionary fly-by-wire technology, Langewiesche assembles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Langewiesche, William.
Fly by wire.
[Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, ℗2009
(OCoLC)506475746
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Langewiesche; David Drummond, (Narrator)
ISBN: 9781400195466 1400195462
OCLC Number: 775591802
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by David Drummond.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: William Langewiesche.

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Journalist William Langewiesche takes listeners on a journey into the fascinating world of advanced aviation. From the testing laboratories where engineers struggle to build a jet engine that can systematically resist bird attacks through the creation of the A320 in France and the political and social forces that have sought to minimize the impact of the revolutionary fly-by-wire technology, Langewiesche assembles the untold stories necessary to truly understand the 'miracle' on the Hudson.

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