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The Career Cost: Does It Pay for a Military Pilot to Leave the Service for the Airlines? Aviation Retention, Military Compensation, Flight Pay, Allowance for Housing, Subsistence, Airline Compensation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military and airline compensation for pilots. The military is experiencing a pilot retention problem that is getting worse.
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.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
Doctor Who? The Atomic Bomber Beeching and his War on the Railways.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,980. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Doctor Who? Richard Beeching is the infamous architect of massive British railway closures in the 1960's, designed to boost the roads lobby.He was also, revealed for the first time, one of the key designers of the British A-bomb. Doctor Who's story is employed by the author to attack the inability of British transport planners and politicians to design a coherent transport policy.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
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.
Aviation at the Edge
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Three thousand feet above the Zambian bush, the DHC2 Beaver had only ten minutes' fuel remaining. Night was drawing in; ground features were indiscernible. I could not raise anyone on the radio. Would this be the end?
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”
Honda Motorcycle Hacking
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Honda Motorcycle Hacking: Honda make some great motorcycles but then they get old – riders' reports on their worst bikes: Superdreams, Dreams, G5's,CG125, CM125, FT500, XBR500, VF500, VF's, GL's, CX's, VT's and many more
Flying Stories II
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 155,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Flying Stories II - How I came to be a pilot and engineer and what happened after that. An all new revised, expanded edition eBook version with over a hundred images and photos relating to the stories and the era. The flying adventures of an aviation centered life told with humor and rich sarcasm.
Squawk 7700
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
1000 Historic Automobile Sites
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Worldwide bestseller! At last, a comprehensive reference book featuring 1000 of the world’s most interesting historic automobile sites for the auto enthusiast. Listed are names addresses, tel for: museums, collections, homes, birthplaces, factories, racing circuits, gas stations, Route 66, memorials, gravesites, curiosities, celebrity cars, racing cars, film cars, prototypes, models, worldwide.
Building Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)