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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.
Pilots On Food Stamps --An Inside Look At Why Your Flight Was Cancelled
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Vocational
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Pilots On Food Stamps is a true to life account of the current pilot shortage facing the United States. The author uses real time-lines and actual pilot wages to demonstrate how airline flights are being cancelled and passengers left with few options. While airlines make billions of dollars in profits, the American taxpayer is paying for the food stamps that many airline pilots qualify for.
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
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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.