Books tagged: helicopter pilot

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Balls of Fire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Set in 1970 during the Vietnam War, this semi-biographical story was compiled from the journal of Ben R. Games, PhD. He flew for the 1st Cavalry Division. He and his crew flew many missions and even received the Distinguished Flying Cross for their efforts. The story is told from the perspective of Chinook #037 while it flew for Company “B” stationed at Thai Firebase Bear Cat, Vietnam.
Mid Ocean
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The year is 1984, the height of the South Florida drug war. Miami and its surrounding communities resemble the wild west where easy money, fast boats and danger on the high seas await for one unsuspecting rookie Customs Agent. In the novel Mid Ocean by T. Rafael Cimino, the sea really does hold many secrets.
A Talent for Fire
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Wildland firefighter Clark Donnelly must rely upon his supernatural ability to ‘listen’ to the voice of forest fires to keep his team of sawyers and swampers alive amidst a raging inferno.
Flying's Easy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
In the turmoil of Southeast Asia, aviator John Hale discovers that facing an armed enemy is easier than making choices about morality, money, friendship, and love. In the air, he foolishly feels invincible. Life on the ground turns out to be less simple, because he must evade foes and deceive friends. Flying is easy, whereas lying is even easier...and that’s what makes his life difficult.
A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set in the glorious mountains and plains of the Yukon, North West Territories, Alberta and British Columbia, A Wolf's Moon is a gripping account of Hank Sands' adventures during his 18 years piloting helicopters. Hank Sands joined the RCAF in 1956 and piloted the Canadian-built CF-100 all-weather fighter, before leaving the RCAF to fly helicopters for charter companies. He lives in Victoria, BC.
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
Flying Aeroplanes and Helicopters: Beyond the PPL
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Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the second 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, this book is aimed at anyone who is interested in flying.
All About Flying Helicopters
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Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the third collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". The book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include flying helicopters in marginal weather, flying different helicopter types, and becoming a professional helicopter pilot and/or instructor.
Helicopter Flying Instructor Experiences
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Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the fourth collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include getting your first instructing job, conducting trial lessons, teaching emergencies, and how to deal with panicky students. A good read for all aviation addicts!
Flying Small Helicopters
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Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
A collection of former flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles. The first in a series of four books, this one looks at the smaller helicopters on which most people learn to fly, such as the Robinson R22, R44, Schweizer 300CBi, and Bell 206 JetRanger. Each helicopter is described in detail, with its flight characteristics, history and specifications.