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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.
DEAD TIRED – Pilot Fatigue – Aviation's Insidious Killer
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You set the price! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
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Dead Tired is written by a retired commercial pilot who spent far too much time in the cockpit in a state of “dead tired.” A few of his personal sleep deprivation anecdotes are related in the book. However, the primary theme is an in-depth view of the current issue of cockpit fatigue and the FAA’s severely belated response to a serious aviation safety problem. The cumbersome interaction of the...
Skygods: The Fall of Pan Am
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
SKYGODS is the saga of America's most glamorous airline. Told from multiple viewpoints--pilots, stewardesses, management executives--SKYGODS is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of Pan American World Airways.
Seconds To Disaster. Europe Edition
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
(4.00 from 1 review)
What's really going on in today's airline industry and why passengers and crew should know.
AirSafe.com Airline Complaint Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Bringing together information from numerous airlines, government, agencies, and from the AirSafe.com network of web sites, this book provides airline passengers with advice on how effectively complain to their airline or to the TSA when they experience bad service. More importantly, it gives passengers detailed advice on how avoid situations that may lead to a complaint.
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.
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.
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.
The Failure of Homeland In-Security: The Government's Dirty Little Secrets from an Insider
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
The insider mentioned in the subtitle of this book is me, federal whistleblower Cathy Harris. I wrote this book to inspire and encourage other trailblazers facing crossroads in their lives to listen to their hearts. Do what’s right! Stand up for justice! Not only will others’ lives be enriched, so will your own.
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.
The Bread Bowl
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
Flying safely on the airmail run in Montana was the primary goal after taking the job. Marriage and subsequent arrival of three beautiful children complicated the equation. Dragged kicking and screaming into parenthood, sleep deprived and tortured by stepping bare-footed on Legos in the middle of the night, one man realizes after almost thirty years what a blessing had been bestowed upon him
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.
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.
Wadie's Sandbox
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,660. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
In the spring of 1977 a young man drove north on Highway 93 in Montana to take a job flying the night air mail. The plan was to gain the experience necessary to land a better job, flying a bigger airplane for more money. The passing of four and a half years found him married to the woman of dreams. They had a house, dog and an economy car. And three children.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.