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A Piedmont Airlines Fairchild-Hiller 227B Crashes In Charlestown, West Virginia August 10, 1968
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The Piedmont Fairchild-Hiller that crashed while approaching the runway at Kanawha Airport in Charlestown, West Virginia was much like a Fokker 27 that was produced in Europe. Fairchild began building the FH-227s in the late 1950s. The planes had distinguishing features that differentiated them from the Fokker designs. My ebook recounts this tragic plane crash with input from eyewitness accounts.
A Northwest Orient Airlines Electra L-188C Crashes Near Tell City, Indiana March 17, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The L-188C was on its way to Miami from Chicago when it crashed in a field in Indiana. The flaw that prompted the Indiana crash and several more like it had to do with the Electra's wings and vibrations sent throughout the plane at certain speeds and air turbulence. One of the wings on the Tell City plane became completely detached and the other nearly came off. It crashed at 600 miles per hour.
The Midair Crash of a TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC7 Grand Canyon, Arizona June 30, 1956
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
One of the pilots involved in the tragic collision of two planes above the Grand Canyon had received an ok to ascend to 21,000 feet while attempting to evade a thunderstorm. This put his TWA Super Constellation in line to crash into a United Airlines DC7 which was in the same cloud bank. My e-book looks at the crash and the difficulties involved in accessing the bodies inside the UAL wreckage.
A Strato-Freight Airliner Crashes San Juan, Puerto Rico June 6, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A converted C46 transport plane flying for Strato-Freight Airlines became the most deadly nonscheduled flight in United States history. The Civil Aeronautics Administration suspended Strato-Freight the same summer that 45 persons were killed aboard the flight that departed San Juan in pitch darkness on June 6, 1949. The Connecticut based company was cited for negligence of property and life.
The Crash of a United Airlines DC6 Flight 624 Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania June 17, 1948
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
United Airlines Flight 624 was on its last leg of a journey that had taken it from San Diego to Pennsylvania. It was due to land at LaGuardia in New York City but the plane crashed into a power station in the Pocono Mountain chain, killing all 43 of its passengers and crew. My e-book was researched from newspaper accounts of the tragedy along with books that explained the reasons for the crash.
Eastern Air Lines Flight 537 Douglas DC4 Midair Collision Washington, DC November 1, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
It was the most deadly aviation disaster when it occurred in 1949. A New Yorker cartoonist, a bank president, an Eastern Air Lines flight crew and several members of the U.S. House of Representatives were among the victims of the disaster. My e-book looks closely at the differing accounts of a crash that pitted air traffic controllers and others against a Bolivian pilot's recollection of events.
American Airlines Fleet List as of March 2016
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This guide features every current American Airlines mainline plane, with delivery date, FAA N-Number (registration), internal AA fleet number and more. Perfect for the aviation aficionado, spotter, or anyone else who is curious!
Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally an encyclopedia is included with definitions for dozens of various items.
Improving TSA's Public Image: Customer-Focused Initiatives to Encourage Public Trust and Confidence - Training, Messaging, Wait Times, Social Media, Guestology, Security, Crisis Communications
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,130. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report explores TSA's public-image challenges and identifies customer-focused solutions. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can improve its public image by looking at the problem from the customer's perspective.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
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.
An Aviator's Journey - Tales of a Corporate Pilot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Aviators are passionate about aviation. Once you get the bug you are addicted for life and there is no need, or desire, to search for a cure. It is that passion and addiction that gives you the determination, perseverance, and motivation to pursue a career in aviation. This is the story of one such aviator who discovered his passion for flying as a young boy and pursued his dream as a young adult.
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.
A History of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) - Edgar Gorrell, World War II, Pan Am and British, Airlines, MATS, MAC, Military and Emergency Airlift, Cargo, Management, Enhancement, Desert Shield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,010. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the story of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).
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
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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.
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.

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