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Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Canvas, sails, marine sanitation systems, redundant systems and fuel systems. Five easy to read chapters explaining the benefits and pitfals of these topics. Choose the best benefit for your money.
Think Like A Lawyer: Negotiating A New Car Purchase
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
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Buying a new car can be both exciting and frightening. There’s a lot of money at stake, and car salesmen are notoriously slick. This ebook will guide you through the car buying process, arming you with enough information and negotiating tools to bring the most battle-hardened salesman to his knees. Save hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dollars on your next new car purchase!
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
How to Select and Buy a Cruising Boat at Home or Offshore.
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Outlines the selection and purchase of cruising sailing boats with particular detail on purchasing from the USA. Includes checklists for boat inspections, discussion on vessel types, tax, formalities and importation methods. A light hearted but factual read as amusing as it is informative.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
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?
Renata Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Renata Project is a new concept of city design and transportation. Remember; innovation doesn't have to be superimposed on a system that already exists. If we did, it would be unfixable.
On the Wrong Line: How Ideology and Incompetence Wrecked Britain's Railways
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 149,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Kemsing Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Britain's rail privatisation was one of the greatest political failures of recent history. This acclaimed book serves as a valuable reminder of the risks of privatising a single, state-owned service and breaking it up into competing entities, linked by contracts instead of a shared service ethos... mistakes the Coalition Government now seems determined to repeat with the National Health Service
Taking the Eurostar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A comprehensive guide to travelling on the high-speed train connecting London with Paris and Brussels through the Channel Tunnel
Survive the Drive! How to Beat Freeway Traffic in Southern California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
The ultimate companion to driving in Southern California to help you: plan ahead to determine the quickest commute; get the most out of radio traffic reports; find alternate routes around major accidents; avoid getting lost; cope with commuting stress and avoid being a victim of road rage; and deal with unexpected traffic problems such as Sigalerts, diesel spills, and earthquakes.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Rail Emergencies, Amtrak Sunset Limited Domestic Terrorism, Amtrak Derailment, Eleven Case Studies
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The USFA has selected the topic of rail emergencies as the subject of a special report under the Major Fires Investigation Program. The focus of this report will be the planning and response aspects of managing large scale rail emergencies from the standpoint of command and control, with the objective of providing care to the injured.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
FAA's NextGen Implementation Plan: Comprehensive Overhaul of National Airspace System for Safety and Efficiency, Benefits, Challenges, Investments for Operators and Airports
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a reproduction of the NextGen Implementation Plan, which provides an overview of the FAA's ongoing transition to the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
Fernweh: A Trans Continental Motorcycle Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.
Life on a Coastal Tug
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Pleasure boaters will frequently see tugs and ships, but were they anything other than a moving blip on the seascape to the observer? I have worked on coastal tugs for over thirty years and I can tell you that it's not just a skill and a job, but an entire way of life. This book gives an idea as to what daily life is like on a commercial, sea going tugboat.
A Plan for the Future: 10-Year Strategy for the Air Traffic Control Workforce 2011-2020, TRACON, Terminal and En Route Services, Training and Hiring Process, Staffing Requirements
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - presents the updated air traffic controller workforce plan, incorporating changes in air traffic forecasts, controller retirements, and other factors.
The Economic Impact of Civil Aviation on the U.S. Economy - FAA Study on Outlook, Measures, GDP Contribution, Passenger Expenditures, Freight Flows, Freight Exports, Domestic Air Freight
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - offers the latest data on the economic impact of civil aviation. This concise report is ideal for policymakers and industry officials.
FAA National Aviation Research Plan, Portfolio of Goals, Destination 2025, Flight Plan Program - National Airspace System, NextGen, Air Traffic, Human Protection, Crash Safety, Aviation Weather
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Four official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique details about federal plans for the aviation system.
National Aeronautics Research and Development Plan and Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Infrastructure Plan - Air Traffic, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), NAS, Hypersonic Flight, Safety
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Two reports by the U.S. government outline current plans for aviation and aeronautics research programs, with input from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The Wind and Beyond: A Documentary Journey into the History of Aerodynamics in America, Volume 1 - The Ascent of the Airplane
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 291,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Dr. James R. Hansen and his collaborators do more than just document the last century of flight. They go back and expertly trace the historical origins of what made the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered airplane flight possible on 17 December 1903.