The Resource Broken wings : aviation disasters in Alaska, Gregory P. Liefer, (ebook)

Broken wings : aviation disasters in Alaska, Gregory P. Liefer, (ebook)

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Broken wings : aviation disasters in Alaska
Title
Broken wings
Title remainder
aviation disasters in Alaska
Statement of responsibility
Gregory P. Liefer
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
BROKEN WINGS reveals the tragedy of Alaska civil aviation from early bush pilots to modern jetliners, providing a unique perspective on the technology and human factors involved in aircraft mishaps. Written with expert analysis of aircraft operations, pilot procedures, weather phenomenon and aviation systems, the thirty stories detail major flying disasters in The Last Frontier, including some of the deadliest air crashes in United States history. Nowhere have civil aircraft accidents been as prevalent as in Alaska. The progression of unfortunate events and often unforeseen consequences not only offers a historical perspective on the development of aviation, but is an enduring example of the failure of even the best designed aircraft and the experienced pilots who fly them
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1957-
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Liefer, G. P.
Dewey number
363.12/48109798
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Aircraft accidents
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aeronautics
Target audience
adult
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Broken wings : aviation disasters in Alaska, Gregory P. Liefer, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781594334733
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11456621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11456621
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MWT11456621
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Broken wings : aviation disasters in Alaska, Gregory P. Liefer, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781594334733
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11456621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11456621
System control number
MWT11456621
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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