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Author Langewiesche, William.

Title Fly by wire : the geese, the glide, the Miracle on the Hudson / by William Langewiesche.

Imprint Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  TL553.525.H83    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  TL553.525.H83    Available
Edition Large print ed.
Description 291 p. (large print) ; 23cm.
Series Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Contents New York, January 15, 2009 -- The Inquest -- Gear Up -- The takeoff -- The birds -- The collision -- The glide -- Fly by Wire -- The engineer -- The problem -- The paradox -- Survival -- The decision -- The flare -- The escape.
Summary In Fly By Wire one of America's greatest journalists takes us on a strange and unexpected journey into the fascinating world of advanced aviation. From the testing laboratories where engineers struggle to build a jet engine that can systematical
Subject US Airways Flight 1549 Crash Landing, Hudson River, N.Y. and N.J., 2009.
Aircraft accidents -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Airplanes -- Ditching -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Aircraft bird strikes -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Fly-by-wire control.
Large type books.
ISBN 9781410425461 (large print)
1410425460 (large print)