Books tagged: aviation stories

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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
The Empty Carousel a Consumer's Guide to Checked and Carry-on Luggage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Traveling across the country or around the world hasn't been this difficult since the days of covered wagons and tall masted sailing ships. At least back then it was easier to keep track of your luggage! Focusing specifically on the subject of travel luggage, "The Empty Carousel: A Consumer's Guide to Checked And Carry-on Luggage by Scott T. Mueller is an indispensable travel guide.
A Fighter Pilot's Story: An Inspirational Journey from Failure to Success
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Mark LaVerdiere always had a goal. From his first trip into the air with his father as a young boy, he followed his dream of becoming a Fighter Pilot. Some dream of being a Fighter Pilot; a select few strive to become one. This book will strengthen you to move in the midst of challenges and encourage you to kick your fears to the rear and reach for the stars. Come along on the journey; be inspired
A Twist of Fate
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Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Bob Asker is a sixteen-year-old when his girlfriend is murdered by cop’s son, Bryce Russell. But Asker is charged with the crime and a rigged jury decides that he must hang. The prison van carrying Asker to Mount Eden prison crashes at the infamous ‘Collision Crossroads’ near Auckland, New Zealand, and the condemned youth runs for his life.
Tales of The Wrench - Stories and Verse Inspired By a Life of Aviation Maintenance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A life in Aviation Maintenance. Chase a runaway tire across an airport, survive a mid-air collision, drop an engine into a lake, press through boredom, travel around the world, and reflect upon the important things. These things and more, explored in story and verse.
Falling From a Cloud
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A B-767 air disaster kills 196 people in the sand hills of central Nebraska. Jack Harper the NTSB investigator finds the cause but the Chairman of the NTSB refuses to divulge it. David Anderson an FAA Inspector of GNA Airlines barred from the investigation by government protocol discovers the real cause the major airlines and the FAA doesn't want anyone to know. Find out their dirty little secret.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.