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Flying Away from Fear - Take the leap and Fly away.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Written by a qualified pilot with many years of experience working with nervous passengers, this book aims to bring together the facts in a clear and concise way, reassure you that flying is an extremely safe method of transport, learn to trust the professionals responsible for your flight, and suggest coping techniques to help relieve your anxiety before and during your flights.
Chroniques cosmopolites et autres décollages
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: French. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
"Chroniques Cosmopolites et autres décollages" tente d'initier le lecteur à ce métier spécifique qui lui a permis de former des équipages dans plus de 20 pays. Volontairement limités aux décollages, ces récits s'adressent aux passionnés d'aviation et à tous ceux qui rêvent de décoller un jour ! Le sérieux, l'humour, les convictions et les incertitudes y sont déclinés sous diverses latitudes.
Test flying the BAe 'Whisper Jet'
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
American readers will be familiar with the BAe 146 especially the series 100 and 200 airplanes that were once very popular in Orange County due to their low noise credentials. At London City Airport they were the fist jet granted CAA clearance for the London docklands airport. At this time Britain's last and most successful passenger jet - a History by a man who was there me - at Hatfield Herts UK
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
Qantas Australian State Airline
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Qantas was formed in 1919 operating a single Avro-504K n Queensland, since Qantas became the national flag carrier and today operates yje latest Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets and the Airbus A380 'Super Jumbo'. with its 'flying kangaroo emblem Qantas was one of the few airlines to manufacture their own airplanes when they undertook assembly of the DH.50 in 1926.
The Big Dipper Route
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A true story of how a young bush pilot matured as a pilot and as a man through solving the problems he encountered, and we gain an insight into the interaction of the white and the native communities in the wilds of the Canadian Arctic.
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
Helicopter Pilot Careers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: British English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
For many years Helen Krasner combined working as a helicopter flight instructor with writing about various aspects of rotary aviation for a number of magazines. Collections of many of these articles have already been published as ebooks, and this new collection contains seven articles which could be particularly interesting to those wanting to know about various helicopter pilot careers.
Flying is Fun
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This book is based on the aviation articles which Helen Krasner wrote for the magazine Flight Training News during the years 2011 to 2012. From an article about Helen's experiences of learning to fly, "My Learning-to-Fly Nightmare", to several on helicopter flying, to the final article on giving up flying, altogether there are over 22,000 words of flying related information.
Understanding Air France 447
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board. The book details the crew's failure to maintain aircraft control after a minor failure. Repeatedly hailed as a "must read" for all pilots, the book highlights critical shortcomings in training leading to loss of control in flight
Having Fun over Bristol, World Capital of Hot Air Ballooning
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 9. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A hot air balloon ride over Bristol including forty panoramic, colour photographs. Taking-off in the early morning from Ashton Court Estate, west of the city and landing near Pucklechurch to the east, our flight lasted for about 1 hour and was wonderful value-for-money.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Two
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Props to Jets, volume two takes me from Honolulu to Hong Kong (where I met and married Vickie.) Flying a dc-3 round trip, once a week to Vung Tau and Cam Ranh bay during the war. I then hired on to fly jets with overseas national airways, a growing supplemental airline. Before deregulation put the airline out of business I learned how to span oceans carrying passengers and cargo.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.
Air Safety (Inside the FAA)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
“Air Safety (Inside the FAA)” is a Nonfiction about my aviation experiences, including true stories, and exposes several serious aviation safety concerns I discovered as an Aviation Safety Inspector and could not get the FAA to address, Discover many problems within the FAA’s Aviation Safety System.
Save Airline Travel Costs: Five Mistakes to Avoid & Travel Smart
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You set the price! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This book is for the "Infrequent flyer". Chapters cover the new passengers rights for 2012, airline industry news and when is the best time to shop for ticket bargains. Also covered is where to search for best ticket pricing and how to be "bumped to first class". This book is designed to save you money on travel and has a link to a free travel planner spreadsheet download.
Helicopter Flying Instructor Experiences
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Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the fourth collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include getting your first instructing job, conducting trial lessons, teaching emergencies, and how to deal with panicky students. A good read for all aviation addicts!
All About Flying Helicopters
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Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the third collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". The book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include flying helicopters in marginal weather, flying different helicopter types, and becoming a professional helicopter pilot and/or instructor.
Flying Aeroplanes and Helicopters: Beyond the PPL
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Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the second collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, this book is aimed at anyone who is interested in flying.