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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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