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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.
Seconds To Disaster. Europe Edition
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
(4.00 from 1 review)
What's really going on in today's airline industry and why passengers and crew should know.
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