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Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.
Don’t Be Afraid To Teach Someone How To Drive! (Everyone Needs To Learn Sometime)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
A simple step by step approach of how a professional driving instructor has taught basic driving skills to new drivers. These techniques can be used to teach teens, spouses or friends of any age. The author has been a certified driving instructor since 2003 and has taught hundreds of people to drive from 15 years old, to drivers in their 80s.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and more.
Drive the Deal!
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Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Drive the Deal is an innovative new program designed to empower consumers to effectively negotiate their car purchase. You'll save thousands with our program.
A Pilot Turns 360
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Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four years in the Air Force in the early seventies, a young man rejoins the "real" world. He wanted to be a doctor. While in the service he had gotten a taste of what it was like to fly an airplane and wanted that to be an option if the med school acceptance was not forthcoming. This book details the balancing act of going to college full time while flight instructing on the side.
Four
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
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Four friends connected by the bonds of motorcycle adventure head off on what initially seems like a weekend of companionship and fun in the Appalachian Mountains. The mountains, and their unpredictable weather, have their own plans for the weekend and the four suddenly find themselves perilously caught in a freak snowstorm, lost and cold.
Driving Test Tips: Learn the secrets of how to pass your driving test
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Sixth Element Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Practical hints and tips on how to pass the UK driving test from an experienced driving instructor.
Quotidien de ma formation CPL-MEP
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Price: $6.69 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Cet e-book est le récit journalier de ma formation CPL-MEP, que j'ai effectuée en 2011 à Bournemouth, ville située dans le sud de l'Angleterre. Vous y trouverez des détails sur la formation à la licence de pilote professionnel en Europe, complétée par des récits de vol écrits à chaud, le soir même des vols. Bonne lecture!
Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
AirSafe.com Baggage and Security Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bringing together some of the most popular content from the AirSafe.com network of web sites, podcasts, and published articles, this book provides airline passengers with advice on how to deal with many common problems they may face when it comes to dealing with baggage problems, airport security issues, fear of flying, and travel with children.
Tussen containers en tijdzones
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,530. Language: Dutch. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
'Tussen containers en tijdzones' is het verhaal van het leven aan boord van een vrachtschip waar het avontuur nooit ver weg is. In dit onderhoudende reisverhaal kijkt de schrijver terug op haar avonturen op het containerschip Serenity River. Een ongewone reis in een wereld die meestal onzichtbaar blijft. Maar wat gebeurt er als er midden op de Atlantische Oceaan plotseling een orkaan opsteekt?
Highway America - The Life of a Trucker
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Highway America is a must-read trucking and travel guide for anyone wanting to drive across America or work as an interstate trucker. Peter Blakeborough, a native of New Zealand, recounts his life on the road with humor and graphic detail.
The Mercedes 170V
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This is the second, revised edition about the history of the Mercedes 170 V W136. It covers the sedan, the rare OTP police car version and the station wagon variations. It also deals with the first sub-170 compact Mercedes, the interesting Auto Union/Audi connection and takes the reader back to the 1950s, where riding in a second hand 170V was still a little adventure.
The Mercedes 300S
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book covers the history of the W188 Mercedes 300S and Sc Coupe, Cabriolet and Roadster. It covers the exciting history of the unique 300S Pinin Farina, adds new color photos of this automobile and lets the reader experience the joy and fascination to drive a 300S roadster today. It also deals with four of the most influential men of the 1950s and 1960s within DB and offers over 80 photos
The Mercedes W108, W109
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This second, revised edition, published in December 2013, is about the history of the Mercedes 250, 280 and 300 S-class W108, 109 six-cylinder sedans, produced from 1965 to 1972. It also covers the coachbuilders and takes the reader back to the 1970s in order to enjoy a ride in a second hand 250SE. The book comes with over 60 unique, non DB photos, most of them in color
The Mercedes W111/W112 coupes and cabriolets
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This is the 2nd, thoroughly revised edition, published in Dec. 2013. It covers the W111/112 coupe and cabriolet series. The e-book deals with their design, engines and history and shares with the reader the experience owning a "Flachkühler"- V8 coupe. Over 70 unique, non DB color photos, most of them never published in a book before, highlight the respective cars with many detail shots
The Mercedes W110 Fintail
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book is about the history of the Mercedes-Benz 190, 200 and 230 W110 fintail sedans. It covers the interesting coach-built station wagon versions such as IMA, Universal and lets the reader experience a ride in a 190D. The book comes with some 60 unique, non DB photos, most of them in color. The author has over 20 e-books and books about Mercedes-Benz to his credit.
The Mercedes W111 Fintail
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book deals with the history of the Mercedes-Benz 220 and 230 W111 sedan series. It covers the interesting racing history, offers an insight into the coach-built station wagon models and takes the reader back to the 1960s, where he can enjoy the ride in a chauffeur-driven black 220S. The book comes with some 60 unique, non Daimler-Benz photos, most of them in color
The Mercedes 300SL
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This is the second, revised edition covering the history of the iconic W198 Mercedes-Benz 300SL coupe and roadster. It also deals with the first roadster, built in 1952 that later evolved into a test car for the 1957 roadster and has survived till today in private hands. The book takes the reader back to the adventurous racing scenes of the 1950s and lets him experience a Gullwing as daily driver