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Homer the Helicopter Grand Canyon Adventures
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Price: $1.50 USD. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
A one of a kind tale of high-flying, rollicking misadventures! HOMER is an educational, aviation-oriented tale, even teaching how to pilot a helicopter. A hand-up book to teach children English language & vocabulary. This 72 page chapter book, 20 color illustrations, delights ages 6-10, adults young at heart, & the flying community. Hop on board,fasten your seatbelt, and prepare for a joy ride
Amelia Earhart: Never in Man's Shadow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographical profile of Amelia Earhart. Earhart’s disappearance has mesmerized the American public ever since her fateful around-the-world flight in 1937. However, the public’s fascination with Lady Lindy began long before her disappearance as she ventured into what was an almost exclusively male domain: airplanes and flight, flaunting convention with panache. This is her story.
Squawk 7700
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
William Edward Boeing: Sky King
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Biographical profile of William Edward Boeing, one of America's great aviation pioneers. Award-winning author Daniel Alef tells the story of Boeing from his early days in timber to his discover of airplanes and flight. Boeing lived through the most difficult, yet exciting years of the growth of aviation and air transportation, being ultimately responsible for the jets spanning the globe.
The Invincible Alice
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You set the price! Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Alice L. Walters Wallace is a Florida-raised, privileged, educated and lovely young woman in 1940. Yet, for the next 69 years she endured numerous personal illnesses, family deaths and four different husbands within a few years. In spite of the problems she managed to live life to its fullest; whether being a pilot, model, businesswoman or nurse, she attempted it and achieved success at them all.
Charting A Wiser Course: How Aviation Can Address the Human Side of Change
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
In our post-September 11th world, aviation businesses are reworking strategies, markets and products. Yet no one is paying sufficient attention to a key element of change. Until we do, our efforts won't work. Our behavioral models are operating at cross-purposes with our business objectives. To achieve our objectives, we must align our behaviors with our intentions. This sounds easy. It’s not.
Getting Even. Eventually.
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jake McInnes is a burned out commercial pilot in search of adventure and excitement. An old friend invites him to do some bush flying around the Sierra Madre in Durango, Mexico. Primarily flying gold from one of the largest mines. Jake finds adventure in all the wrong places as his life takes some wild twists and turns. Now that he’s in so deep. Will he live to see another day?
Entirely Yours
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Mike, a young Captain of a UN cargo plane is a heartbreaker. His passion for aviation, looks to be the only important matter in his life. But is everything what it seems? John works as a bodyguard for a rich, old business tycoon. When his employer is mysteriously murdered John is cast into a most unexpected position. Both men are about to meet the person who could change their lives.
Up the Airway
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
Gone!
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Extremely bad decisions annihilated his promising career as an airline captain. Red is relegated to repossessing aircraft no one else will fly, sometimes with frightening and strangely humorous results. Hiding from society he occasionally flies corporate charters and becomes entangled in a businessman’s illicit venture. Worsening matters he’s fallen for his wife who has her own ax to grind.