Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial

Lake Ponchartrain Plane Crashes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Lake Pontchartrain plane crashes have occurred frequently since the mid 20th century. The lake is mist shrouded, foggy, and replete with spooky moss. These obstacles intimidate persons who were fortunate enough to have survived plane crashes. One family who crash a private plane in the lake separated into three groups. The father advised his son to scoop air into his clothing to help him float.
Flight 607E A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lockheed Super Constellation Crashes Into The Atlantic Ocean August 14, 1958
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Royal Dutch Airlines had a fine record of never crashing a plane into the ocean before August 14, 1958. This streak was broken without any warning by KLM Flight 607E en route to New York. The plane entered a squall line that a Pan Am flight had miraculously just flown above and through. The Pan Am plane made it safely to London. It's pilot had tried to make contact with the missing Dutch plane.
The Crash of Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 February 8, 1965
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The instrument panels of pre-jet era 1950s aircraft are intricate and awe inspiring, especially for one who is unfamiliar with the technicalities of piloting. A lack of reaction time to correct the path of the DC-B7 is key to why the plane crashed. The Eastern propeller plane made a corrective maneuver that was replicated by the incoming Pan Am jet. It was what happened next that led to tragedy.
The 1500 Plan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A reevaluated approach to build flight time for pilots. While this is great information to any pilot, special emphasis is placed on those that have passed their ATP written exam, are grandfathered under old ATP rules, and are still short on flight time requirements for the practical exam.
The Crash Of An Air France Constellation The Azores October 28, 1949
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Marcel Cerdan died on his way to the United States where he was to train for a middleweight championship fight against Jake LaMotta, who won the title from Cerdan in Detroit in a previous bout. Ginette Neveu, a renowned violinist, was traveling to the U.S. for her third concert tour. She was accompanied by her brother, J.P., who played the piano. The plane crash produced a number of lawsuits.
The Crash Of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 Into Lake Michigan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My ebook considers the possible causes Flight 2501's crash. Was it lightning? Readers can judge for themselves. An eyewitness claimed she saw the Northwest DC-4 flying into a severe thunderstorm above Lake Michigan. The air disaster was the worst in U.S. history. It also prompted the most widespread search in the history of the U.S. The DC-4 was soon to be replaced by the Boeing Stratocruiser.
Pilots On Food Stamps --An Inside Look At Why Your Flight Was Cancelled
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Vocational, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
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.
The Crash Of TWA Flight 903 Cairo, Egypt August 31, 1950
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Egyptian movie star Camelia was given a spectacular funeral in Cairo after the awful crash of the TWA Constellation which took her life. The actress was among 55 persons who died on the 4 engine plane. The TWA propeller plane was similar to one used by U.S. President Eisenhower. Lockheed built the 947A from 1943-1958. My ebook profiles the plane's passengers, the crash aftermath and its causes.
Flying Away from Fear - Take a leap and Fly away.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
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.
Having Fun over Bristol, World Capital of Hot Air Ballooning
Series: Photo Albums, Book 9 ยท Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.
Save Airline Travel Costs: Five Mistakes to Avoid & Travel Smart
You set the price! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by Richard. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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.
Domestic and International Traveler's Survival Guide: How To Interact With TSA, Customs, Immigration and Other Federal Officers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Law » Transportation
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.
DEAD TIRED – Pilot Fatigue – Aviation's Insidious Killer
You set the price! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commercial policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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...

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