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Maverick Pilot, Volume Two
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Props to Jets, volume two takes me from Honolulu to Hong Kong (where I met and married Vickie.) Flying a dc-3 round trip, once a week to Vung Tau and Cam Ranh bay during the war. I then hired on to fly jets with overseas national airways, a growing supplemental airline. Before deregulation put the airline out of business I learned how to span oceans carrying passengers and cargo.
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.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.
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.
The Key To Your Car
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
A simple consumer's guide to operating, maintaining & optimizing your vehicle. This book covers the information you don't know, always wondered about & wished you could ask an expert. Everything from what the warning lights mean on your dashboard to how to jump-start a car is discussed. Written in easy to understand terms, it is just the information you need to feel confident about your car.
The Car Buying Guide - How to Buy a Car Without Getting SCREWED OVER!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Because most people only buy a car every few years, it is difficult for them to gain the experience needed to avoid all of the traps that are out there. The Car Buying Guide is written strictly and uniquely from the buyers’ perspective, which puts the consumer in the driver’s seat. Learn the best ways to avoid paying too much on financing, dealer fees, and of course the price of the car itself.
50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...
The History of Locomotives: The Steam Era
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 and represented by Eugene Weiser. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The steam locomotive has brought fascination to railroad fans worldwide. As you watch them roll by, you cannot help admire the beauty of the motive. Artisanship is evident as you look at the sleek lines, the wheels that seem to move with an almost orchestrated movement led by the conductor.
Mr.Taxi's Idea
Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Memoir of a long time N.J. cab driver and how he helped a tv producer create a hit show on a chance ride to Newark airport . The book took just about a year to write and is a true story.
Air Safety (Inside the FAA)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance
“Air Safety (Inside the FAA)” is a Nonfiction about my aviation experiences, including true stories, and exposes several serious aviation safety concerns I discovered as an Aviation Safety Inspector and could not get the FAA to address, Discover many problems within the FAA’s Aviation Safety System.
Tricks für Billigflieger
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: German. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Der Ratgeber rund ums Fliegen – Wo bekommt man die günstigsten Flugtickets? Was kostet das Parken auf deutschen Flughäfen, und was sind die Alternativen? Welches sind die Low-Cost-Airlines? Was ist ein Sicherungsschein? Welche Reiseländer sind billig und welche teuer? Was hilft gegen Flugangst?
Save Airline Travel Costs: Five Mistakes to Avoid & Travel Smart
You set the price! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. 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.
Helicopter Flying Instructor Experiences
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is the fourth collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include getting your first instructing job, conducting trial lessons, teaching emergencies, and how to deal with panicky students. A good read for all aviation addicts!
All About Flying Helicopters
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is the third collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". The book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include flying helicopters in marginal weather, flying different helicopter types, and becoming a professional helicopter pilot and/or instructor.
The Union Pacific: America's Largest Railroad
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A brief history of Americas' largest railroad whose founding father was Abraham Lincoln. The book traces the history from the beginnings until current times.
Biographies of Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
The Pennsylvania Railroad: A Brief Look in Time
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 26,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Entire libraries could be written on the Pennsylvania Railroad ranging from its history to the different businesses it owned, far too much to cover here which is a mere brief history of the railroad. The Pennsy was an institution to the City of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania. For over 100 years, the keystone represented the PRR as much as it did the State of Pennsylvania itself.
Flying Aeroplanes and Helicopters: Beyond the PPL
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is the second collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, this book is aimed at anyone who is interested in flying.
The B & O Railroad: A Brief History in Time
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The B & O Railroad is the first in a series of books on the History of the railroads that forged America
Help! They're All Out to Get Me! The Motorcyclists Guide to Surviving the Everyday World.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Instructional "How To" Safety book for Motorcyclists. As useful for returning riders as for new comers to the sport as well as seasoned vets who want to refresh a few things.