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Flights Of Adventure
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Flights of Adventure is a collection of real-life adventures to stir the blood of anyone who loves aviation. This book covers a wide variety of experiences, from wingwalking to notable female pilots like Marion Hogsdon, who changed the history of women forever. This is as close as you can get to experiencing aerial adventure while keeping your feet firmly planted on the ground.
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?
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.
American Cemetery
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The skies over France and Germany in 1943 were full of sounds. The drone from the massed American B-17s as they marshalled for a raid. The waspish retaliation from the engines of the Luftwaffe as they sped into attack against the machine guns of the bomber fleet. This is the story of the life of one bomber, in an English base of the American Air Force, in those dark days of War.
Southern Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These three stories of the recent South explore wildly different themes. "Stephano" spreads over two generations; an Italian woman who never fitted in south Georgia, and her son. He doesn't fit, either. "Woodrow" wanted to please everyone but what he wanted most was to fly. "Leonard" would have joined the army but he screwed up and the wouldn't let him in. Good thing,too.
Thunder in the Tummy! The Hilarious Flying Adventures of a Private Pilot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Do you look up at small airplanes as they fly overhead? Have you ever wondered what goes on in the cockpit? On the ground at a general aviation airport? In the minds of private pilots? THUNDER IN THE TUMMY! is a collection of the best of the best of Joel Elman's short stories which were published in Pacific Flyer, Atlantic Flyer, American Aviator, and Southern Aviator.
Arms Around You
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
He had only one thing in his mind, take delivery of his brand new plane and fly to Taormina, in the isle of Sicily. At takeoff, he’s the pilot and the only passenger who wants the sky all for himself; he even befriends a few clouds. Leg after leg the plane fills up quickly.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
To Fly!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"To Fly!" is a compendium of stories about flying adventures of a father and son, the father in the RAF and the son in Zimbabwe. Bill Igoe learned to fly an aeroplane in 1934, forty years after the death of the Wright Brothers' inspiration Lilienthal. And Bill’s son Brian learned to fly forty years after that, when the Concorde was around. Both had a lot of stories to tell.
Learning to Fly Aeroplanes and Helicopters
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Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, the articles in this book are aimed at those who are interested in learning to fly light aircraft, either fixed-wing or rotary, and those who are currently undertaking the Private Pilot's Licence course.