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DEAD TIRED – Pilot Fatigue – Aviation's Insidious Killer
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You set the price! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
(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...
7 Step Guide to Truck Freight Broker License for Transportation Broker Authority
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
For those in the trucking, logistics, and transportation industry, securing a freight broker license can seem like a daunting task. Having freight broker authority opens doors of opportunity that would have otherwise been closed to the typical contract motor carrier. Our 7 step guide offers 30+ power packed pages that will pave the way with invaluable forethought and digestible information.
Learning to Fly in 21 Days
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This book is not intended as a technical manual but is a motivational account of the author's experience in gaining a pilot's licence and how it feels to learn to fly. It has been written to enable potential pilots to understand exactly what they are about to undertake and hopefully prepare them for the pain and challenge they will feel as well as the elation of finally gaining their Licence.
Skygods: The Fall of Pan Am
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
SKYGODS is the saga of America's most glamorous airline. Told from multiple viewpoints--pilots, stewardesses, management executives--SKYGODS is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of Pan American World Airways.
Steam Dreams
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the early 1980s, three former trainspotting friends meet for reunion weekend to travel on a steam special. They hope to relive the excitement they felt as boys when they would spend hours on cold and windy platforms hoping for some good "cops". Dave Lowe is a civil servant and amateur photographer; Doctor Peter Thrales is a noted academic and Gordon "Dub" Walker a local council worker.
Why Fly A Sailplane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Extraordinary 11,000 hour aviator, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying gliders in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for all pilots. He tells how he became involved in this fasinating sport as relaxation while working as a jet fighter test pilot for McDonnell Aircraft. He holds two State Records and the Diamond C Award. All proceeds go to the Catholic Missions.
FEEL THE NEED FOR SPEED - COMPLETE RADIO CONTROL GUIDE BOOK
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
FEEL THE NEED FOR SPEED - COMPLETE RADIO CONTROL GUIDE BOOK RC car racing is one of the fastest growing hobbies today. This guide gives you real advice on everything that is RADIO CONTROL CARS! Discover many hints and tips! The book is a real must read for all RADIO CONTROL CAR enthusiasts.
How To Survive the Washington, DC Metro System: A Traveler's Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(4.00 from 1 review)
With firsthand knowledge compiled by a DC resident, you’ll have more confidence and less stress during your travels around the Washington, DC metro area. Inside, you’ll find detailed guidance on how to use the Metro, specifics on train and station layout, and useful advice to troubleshoot issues.
From Smoke to Mirrors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A car-friendly guide to the future of transport, written for non-technical readers by a car enthusiast and manufacturing engineer. From Smoke to Mirrors shows why renewable petrol and diesel in New Zealand will be more affordable in the future than conventional fuels are today. Describes a flexible transition plan that keeps New Zealand's options open in case someone invents a better car or truck.
The Mercedes R129 SL
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book informs not only of the history of the Mercedes-Benz SL R129, it also let the reader experience a test drive in an exciting RENNtech SL 600 7.4. On top it covers the unique one off Middelhauve SL Grand (influenced by Paul Bracq) and all AMG and Special Edition models. It comes with over 130 unique pictures, most of them are non-Daimler-Benz photos, not published anywhere else.
Taking Off With RC Helicopters - FAQs 102
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
FAQs 102 is a book for beginning RC helicopter pilots. It takes off with a fixed pitch micro for orientation and advanced training in a 450. It is written in an easy to read question-answer format. To assure a fun-to-fly and super informative training, an advanced HEADS-UP warning system is employed to navigate around incoming turbulence and confusion. Have a great flight training! captJac
The Mercedes R107 SL
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book does not only inform of the history of each SL R107 model. It also deals with the ultra rare and almost forgotten 500SL rally version, of which the Daimler AG today only has a replica. The two sole surviving original cars, which have an interesting history all to their own, are today in private hands. This book covers the European and US models and has over 90 unique photos
The Mercedes R230 SL
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book is all about the Mercedes SL R230 from the SL280 to the SL65 AMG Black Series. It does not only cover the facelifts and engine up- and downgrades, it also deals with all Special Edition versions plus the interesting tuning scene that excited us with cars such as the SL65 Vanish and the Carlsson and RENNtech variations. It comes with some 170 unique, mostly non DB photos
The Mercedes R231 SL
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book deals with the Mercedes SL R231, launched in early 2012. It covers all engines, the Special Edition and AMG versions and compares the SL with a BMW 650i Cabrio. Some 70 photos of all versions of this SL are included. It is part of a series of e-books by Bernd S. Koehling that cover all Mercedes SL cars from the 1950s till today. The author has over DB 20 e-books/books to his credit
The Mercedes 300SE and 600
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
This e-book covers the history of two very special cars introduced in the early 1960s: the 300SE W112 and the 600 W100. It also compares a Jaguar Mk 10 with the 300SE and lets the reader experience being the chauffeur of a 600 Pullman for the German government in those days. The book has over 110 unique non DB photos, most of them in color. The author has over 20 DB e-books/books to his credit
Land Rover Adventures in Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Land Rovers take you to the places others can’t reach and nowhere is this more true than in Africa. David Phillips shares his amazing adventures from the dunes of the Sahara to the desolate mountains of Lesotho and the wildlife-rich plains and swamps of the Okavanga Delta, driving vehicles ranging from vintage Series Is to the latest Discovery 3s. Don't travel to Africa without this book!
Airline Passenger Etiquette: Guide to Modern Airline Travel
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Series: Travel, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
What is it about airline travel (in Coach/Economy) that brings out the worst in people? Brief and to the point, this short eBook is written in plain English for anyone travelling on airlines who wants to make the experience more enjoyable. Follow the advice for a trouble-free flight. It is written by a seasoned traveller with the keen eye of the social scientist.
How To Be A School Bus Driver
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do your kids ride a School bus? This is what you need to know to decide if your kids are at too much risk riding the School Buses where you live. Find out how school boards get tricked into making million dollar School Bus mistakes. You would fall for this trick too. Thinking about driving a School Bus? This is the real story...the one no one tells you.
The First Ferraris
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
This book includes some of the first cars built by Enzo Ferrari. The 125 S and the 166 MM are included and are considered some of the rarest Ferraris in the world. A brief history and well-taken photos make this book great for car buffs of all ages.
Lambourn Valley Railway - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A charming history of one of the long closed rural branch lines on the Great Western Railway. The Lambourn Valley was one of the most quintessentially English branch lines in the days of steam.