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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
FAA's NextGen Implementation Plan: Comprehensive Overhaul of National Airspace System for Safety and Efficiency, Benefits, Challenges, Investments for Operators and Airports
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a reproduction of the NextGen Implementation Plan, which provides an overview of the FAA's ongoing transition to the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
National Aeronautics Research and Development Plan and Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Infrastructure Plan - Air Traffic, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), NAS, Hypersonic Flight, Safety
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Two reports by the U.S. government outline current plans for aviation and aeronautics research programs, with input from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
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.