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"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.
Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
By award-winning author Pat McCord, Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism takes a pragmatic look at this common affliction from the point of view of today’s air travel issues, airline safety records, aircraft construction, and the philosophy of life and death. Stories from fearful flyers and others intersperse the narrative with anecdotes that take the reader beyond the usual cure-all books.
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
What's really going on in today's airline industry and why passengers and crew should know.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for A-10 Warthog Close Air Support Aircraft 2011 and 2010, C-17 Globemaster Transport Plane 2010, CV-22 Osprey 2010
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Four USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving the A-10 Warthog at Moody AFB, Georgia in 2010 and 2011; C-17 Globemaster cargo plane in 2010; and a CV-22B Osprey in Afghanistan in 2010, with comprehensive technical information and detailed explanations.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for the F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter - Midair Collision in 2009, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan 2010, Wisconsin and Nellis 2011
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Five USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving the F-16 fighter aircraft in 2009 through 2011.
Ice Fracture
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ron Wilder's Gulfstream flames out over a remote Norwegian lake. He's got a prisoner on board and his routine flight just turned into the worst day of his life. Sheriff Jonas Gessen can only hope to pick up the pieces. If he can keep everyone alive. Originally published under the title and pen name Ice Slide by Anton Espe A Jonas Gessen thriller.
Above and Beyond
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Price: Free! Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Above and Beyond - the final book in the Andrew Michaels trilogy. The twins take-off, his faithful (Hawker) Hunter take a dislike to him - 3 times- finally depositing him on an Aircraft Carrier. He becomes a reluctant Diplomat - with benefits,and is 'dumped' in the desert. then he meets an Interior Designer - outside. Who is Charlotte the Harlot, and Charlie makes a 'ghost' appearanc
Broken Me 262A Jet Fighters-Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized, new ones, but all "dead” Messerschmidt Me 262s, found scattered all over the former Nazi Germany at the end of World War II, 8 may 1945. Enjoy this nine part series!
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
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.