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The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: The British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
Biofuels. An Overview.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
A survey of resource availability and the constraints and advantages of technologies that could be used for biofuels.
Titanic's Last Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
New take on the 1912 Titanic disaster. Little-known survivor Raimondo Vitillo insisted a ship pulled alongside Titanic, from the shadow of the iceberg. In 1911, White Star Line faced bankruptcy, insurers refusing to pay after the Royal Navy denied responsibility for a collision between HMS Hawke and Titanic’s sister ship Olympic. Did White Star find a radical solution to their financial turmoil?
Patria Sin Fronteras
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Patria sin fronteras es un libro que con un realismo descriptivo relata las costumbres de 20 países lejanos y la vivencia del autor a bordo de un barco carguero con una tripulación de origen griego. Es además un libro ameno e informativo para el sociólogo, el político, el periodista y todo aquel que desconozca el mundo más allá del límite de una ciudad.
100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
100,000 miles on a Sport BMW motorcycle? And you are riding that kind of miles in 5 years? Most of the time alone? Follow along as I give Praise and worship to Jesus Christ my savior and LORD as I ride or repair one BMW K1100RS.
Earthbound Misfit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,520. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Earthbound Misfit is the compelling story of a pioneer of TV news aviation. A story that details his rise to fame, his fall from grace, and his redemption through the outreach of his many fans, and friends.
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
The Big Dipper Route
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
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.
Flying Bass Strait
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.
Energy and EV Secrets: How the volt, plug-in hybrids, electric cars and e-bikes can save energy and cut your gas prices
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
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
NASA's First A: Aeronautics from 1958 to 2008 - From NACA to the Space Age, Dryden, Langley, Ames, X-Planes, Faget, Hypersonics, Lifting Bodies, V/STOL, Rutan, NASP, SST, Composites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's aviation programs, starting with NACA research in the 1940s and 1950s through the space race to current times.
Air Of Injustice
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 190,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
“Air of Injustice” is the result of an exhaustive 2 year long investigation by US Aviator Magazine Publisher/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, into the three year battle between R.A. “Bob” Hoover and the FAA. Hoover is a legendary fighter pilot, test pilot and airshow pilot now in his 70s, who was once called “the best pilot I ever saw” by no less than Brigadier General (ret.) Chuck Yeager.
Pirate Trials: Hung by the Neck Until Dead
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Series: Pirate Trials, Book 2. Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Second in the series of Pirate Trials from news reports of the days and actual trial documents. NOTE: This is not a pirate romance novel or a Johnny Depp adventure of fantasy and make believe, but the details and drama from first person confessions and details of the charges against real pirates. This is not Hollywood.
The History of Waterloo Station
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
Sea Travels
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
J. Holger Christensen loved the sea, plain and simple. He learned about life at sea at an early age from the best of teachers—his father. From the early days of crewing on his father’s workboats, rising from sailor to master of old cargo ships and finally World War II Liberty Ships, Holger sailed the world, including the infamous waters of the Bering Sea and the Orient.
Complete Guide to Distracted Driving: Cell Phones, Texting, Electronic Device Usage, Accidents, New Guidelines for Car Devices, Commercial Vehicle Operators, Laws and Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 272,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook provides a unique guide to the important safety problem of distracted driving, compiling fifteen official documents with details on every aspect of the issue.