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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
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.
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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Price: $4.99 USD. 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.
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.
Domestic and International Traveler's Survival Guide: How To Interact With TSA, Customs, Immigration and Other Federal Officers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
When you leave the comfort of your home to travel by air either on a domestic or international flight, your plans should be met with ease and comfort. People travel for all types of reasons such as work, pleasure, sickness and even death. But nowadays if you don’t understand your rights or government regulations, it can be a very painful time for you and your family.
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.
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...
The Bread Bowl
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,000. 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
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.