Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the 'Miracle' on the Hudson download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Langewiesche

Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the 'Miracle' on the Hudson download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Langewiesche year 2010
  • Book name: Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the 'Miracle' on the Hudson
  • Author: William Langewiesche
  • Release date: 2010/5/4
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780141046747
  • Rating: 7.62 of 10
  • Votes: 271
  • Review by: Colt Trahan
  • Review rating: 7.3 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/12
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: On January 15, 2009, a US Airways Airbus A320 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport in New York, when a flock of Canada geese collided with it, destroying both of its engines. Over the next three minutes, the plane's pilot Chelsey 'Sully' Sullenberger, managed to glide to a safe landing in the Hudson River. It was an instant media sensation, the 'The Miracle on the Hudson', and Captain Sully was the hero. But, how much of the success of this dramatic landing can actually be credited to the genius of the pilot? To what extent is the 'Miracle on the Hudson' the result of extraordinary - but not widely known, and in some cases quite controversial - advances in aviation and computer technology over the last twenty years?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, to the political and social forces that have sought to minimize the impact of the revolutionary fly-by-wire technology, William Langewiesche assembles the untold stories necessary to truly understand 'The Miracle on the Hudson', and makes us question our assumptions about human beings in modern aviation.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H1M3S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, History Of Engineering & Technology, History Of The Americas, True Stories Of Heroism, Endurance & Survival, Aerospace & Aviation Technology, Aircraft
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, PNG, WORD, TXT, DOC, ODT, TXTz. Compressed in AZW, TBZ2, RAR, ZIP, CBZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.26 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x12mm
  • Weight: 157g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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