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Flying the Boeing 787.

Author: Gib Vogel
Publisher: New York : Crowood, 2013.
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Since its first flight on 15 December 2009, the Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' has been the most sophisticated airliner in the world. It uses many advanced new technologies to offer unprecedented levels of performance with minimal impact on the environment. Flying the Boeing 787 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this remarkable machine. It takes the reader on a trip from Tokyo to Los Angeles as the flight  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vogel, Gib.
Flying the Boeing 787.
New York : Crowood, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gib Vogel
ISBN: 9781847976369 1847976360
OCLC Number: 855969552
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: Flying the Boeing 787; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 Flight Preparation; FLIGHT PLANNING; FUEL REQUIREMENT; CREW ARRIVAL; ENGINEER BRIEFING; ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG; Chapter 2 Birth of the B787; DEVELOPMENT; MANUFACTURE; 787 ENGINES; Chapter 3 Pre-Departure Preparation; PRE-FLIGHT; Ground Servicing; Fuel; Glass Cockpit Display Panels; PRE-FLIGHT SET-UP; Cockpit Scans; Flight Management System (FMS) Programming; APU; NO-BLEED ARCHITECTURE; Electrics; Air-Conditioning; Fire and Smoke; Chapter 4 Engine Start and Taxi; BEFORE START; Doors; Engine Start; FLIGHT CONTROL; Flaps/Slats. Trailing Edge Variable CamberTAXI; Chapter 5 Departure; TAKE-OFF; Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS); CLIMB-OUT; Autothrottles; DEPARTURE CONTROL; Anti-Ice; Pressurization; Chapter 6 Cruise; CRUISE LEVEL; AUTOPILOT; COMMUNICATIONS; AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT; THE PACIFIC CROSSING; Chapter 7 Descent and Landing; DESCENT PREPARATION; Descent; Hydraulics; APPROACH; Landing Gear; LANDING; The Visual Guide In Parking System; Boeing 787 Specifications; AIRCRAFT DIMENSIONS; OPERATING DATA; OPERATING WEIGHTS; List of Abbreviations; Index.

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Since its first flight on 15 December 2009, the Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' has been the most sophisticated airliner in the world. This title takes you on a trip from Tokyo to Los Angeles as the flight  Read more...

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