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Mondo Aeroporto
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Nato dal grande successo dell'omonimo blog, Mondo Aeroporto proverà a strapparvi un sorriso con aneddoti e storie estrapolate dalla quotidianità di chi l'aereo lo prende, per lavoro o per vacanza. Talvolta alcune esperienze vissute da viaggiatori di ogni tipo sembrano uscite dai palchi di un cabaret o da una candid camera.
The Big Dipper Route
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A true story of how a young bush pilot matured as a pilot and as a man through solving the problems he encountered, and we gain an insight into the interaction of the white and the native communities in the wilds of the Canadian Arctic.
The Nearly Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Over 400 drivers have taken part in World Championship Grand Prix racing, since it's inception in 1950. Some have won championships, others just races. Then there are those who sat on edge of greatness. Those who stood on the podium but cannot claim a victory to their name. This is their story.
His Wind Beneath My Wings
Price: Free! Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Lessons and experiences shared from this Christian pilot's own mishaps and pilot training experience.
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
Blood Highways
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Law » Personal Injury
Blood Highways is the heart-wrenching account of the biggest product liability case in history: the Ford-Firestone fiasco. At the center of the story are two people: Tab Turner, a charismatic trial attorney from Arkansas, and Donna Bailey, a single mother and outdoor enthusiast who who fought back from the brink of death to confront those ultimately responsible for her accident.
My Foreign Flying Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This book contains the author's accounts of her long distance trips as a private pilot. They take place to and within Wales, Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, France (twice), California, and Russia. The flights were undertakes by both small aeroplane and helicopter, for Helen has licenses for both. This book should appeal both to pilots and to anyone who enjoys travel and adventure stories.
Space Plane: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A new form of ramjet for hypersonic transports described. Proposes to use hypersonic transport as a spacecraft as well. Hydrogen balloons suggested as a cheap way of getting the ramjet/transport/spacecraft aloft. The craft is intended as a heavylift space transport.
Helicopter Pilot Careers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: British English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
For many years Helen Krasner combined working as a helicopter flight instructor with writing about various aspects of rotary aviation for a number of magazines. Collections of many of these articles have already been published as ebooks, and this new collection contains seven articles which could be particularly interesting to those wanting to know about various helicopter pilot careers.
Flying is Fun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This book is based on the aviation articles which Helen Krasner wrote for the magazine Flight Training News during the years 2011 to 2012. From an article about Helen's experiences of learning to fly, "My Learning-to-Fly Nightmare", to several on helicopter flying, to the final article on giving up flying, altogether there are over 22,000 words of flying related information.
Flying Bass Strait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials. Beautiful photographs and descriptions encompass this 5 volume edition.
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials. Beautiful photographs and descriptions encompass this 5 volume edition.
Energy and EV Secrets: How the volt, plug-in hybrids, electric cars and e-bikes can save energy and cut your gas prices
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Energy and EV Secrets lays out the pressing energy concerns and shows the way to the EV Solution; pressing concerns like your bank account and how imported oil threatens national security, the economy, and good jobs. It shows that the EV Mindset can let you fight high gas prices and get past all the big obstacles to driving electric cars and plug-in vehicles of all kinds.
Understanding Air France 447
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board. The book details the crew's failure to maintain aircraft control after a minor failure. Repeatedly hailed as a "must read" for all pilots, the book highlights critical shortcomings in training leading to loss of control in flight
Ban Traffic Lights: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A polemic against traffic lights enlightens the reader concerning the negative consequences of these satanic devices. The argument maintains that traffic flows more efficiently and safely when lights are absent.
The Titanic Mystery - A Complete Account with Newspaper Clippings, Descriptions, Photos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Mystery of the Titanic - A Complete Account With Photos, Newspaper Clippings, & Description. Titanic 100 years: April 15, 1912 to April 15, 2012 NOTE: Edition 2.0 had enlarged all photos and newspaper clippings to make the book more friendly for everyone! Also tables adjusted so that you can see them clearly now! Thank you!