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2011 Weapon Systems of the U.S. Army: Comprehensive Review of Major Army Acquisition Programs with Program Status, Contractor, Teaming Arrangements, and Critical Interdependencies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Here is the 2011 version of the important annual Army publication, Weapon Systems, providing thorough overview of major Army acquisition programs, with information on program status, contractors, teaming arrangements, and critical interdependencies. It provides a wealth of information about Army weapons.
High Speed Rail Meets the Laws of Physics - and Loses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this paper John Hay-Heddle sets out serious problems with the HS2 Project relating to energy reserves, climate change, safety matters, costs and other operational concerns. He demonstrates that a 250mph Super-train is nothing like as “Green” as it
The Viper Contract "A High Tech Aviation Thriller"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,240. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
After a bitter retirement from the Air Force, former fighter pilot Colin Pearce is a corporate pilot. One day he takes a phone call and soon finds himself meeting two CIA officers with info on an upcoming terriorist strike that could have devastating global consequences. They need pierce to stop the deady attack on the U.S. He frantically tries to thwart the terriorists destructive intentions.
Trains, Planes And Taxicabs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
For Jim Tubbs, furniture salesman extraordinaire, life seemed to roll out the red carpet when he travelled: he set off, he arrived where and when he intended to. On the day that he happened to be travelling over an expanse of salt water, and therefore couldn't drive to his destination, of necessity he put his fate in the hands of others. That might have been a mistake.
An Aeronautical Engineer’s View….. The Vought F4U Corsair And its Contemporaries
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Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
An Aeronautical Engineer's View.....The Vought F4U Corsair and its Contemporaries (6th Edition), by Tom Brinkman, is a well researched, factual and historical description of five legendary United States fighter aircraft of WW II - the Vought F4U Corsair, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American P-51 Mustang, Grumman F6F Hellcat, and Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
A Warbird in the Belly of the Mouse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A winner of the Writers of the Future contest in 2007, Warbird follows Nigel, a World War One fighter pilot who has been "time plucked" into the 21st century in order to work as a guide for a reality show about Great War air combat. Nigel has to contend with his feelings about the war, as well as the 21st century tourists he shepherds, each with their own reasons for being there.
"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.
Toward Mach 2: The Douglas D-558 Program - Skystreak and Skyrocket Early Transonic Research Aircraft (NASA SP-4222)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a history of research with the D-558 Skystreak and Skyrocket supersonic airplane at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in California.
Fighting AIDS
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Series: Sam Jenkins Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Once the AIDS virus had undergone a mutation which enabled it to survive in the salivary glands of a mosquito for up to six hours, the death rate had soared exponentially. Governments and social order ceased to exist. The distance a mosquito could fly in six hours became a paramount factor for survival. Deep in the African wilderness one could keep intruders at bay. For a while.
WWII 1939 Polish Bomber PZL 37 “LOS”
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Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 22,000. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
PZL 37 “LOS” (Moose) was the most modern aircraft as part of the Polish Air Force during the German invasion in September 1939.