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Doctor Who? The Atomic Bomber Beeching and his War on the Railways.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,980. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
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
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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.
Aviation at the Edge
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 155,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
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)