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Russian Aircraft Manufacturing Companies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Continuing the series Origins of Russian Aviation this book details all the famous Russian 'Names' both in the airframe and aero-engine sector the latter being of particular interest to the technocrats (SAE) with much new information of Russian aero-engines their design development to present day and 4th and 5th generation military planes and the latest passenger transports for the civil sector.
Crash
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jason is returning home to London from a business trip in Crete. An hour and a half into the flight and both jet engines flame out for no apparent reason. The captain diverts the aircraft to the nearest airport for an emergency landing. However, the flight doesn't make it and crashes in a remote mountain wilderness somewhere near Slovenia.
Sortir de l'impasse (3)
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You set the price! Words: 1,170. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Cinquième billet de la série consacrée à l'absence de prospective en politique, notamment dans le domaine de l'énergie. Rappel des caractéristiques techniques de la fission nucléaire et de la fusion nucléaire. Avantages de l'hélium 3 dans ce processus de fusion. Possibilités et conditions d'exploitation de l'hélium 3 lunaire.
Autopilot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a long-time air traveler looks at his life and finds his dreams circling on hold far behind, he tries to understand when the destination became more important than the journey. Can he re-ignite the spark of the wide-eyed kid that he once was, or will his life—like his commute—continue toward an unsatisfying future on autopilot?
The Strange Journal of the Boy Henry
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Series: The Strange Journal, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
An eleven year old boy wakes up in a bedroom. He doesn’t know where he is and doesn’t remember who he is. He finds a very strange household whose members insist he is part of their family. When the creepy dad starts asking him strange questions, the boy notes his observations in a journal, to solve the puzzle of his very peculiar situation. A mystery with twists and turns Dan Brown would admire.
Deadstick
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hank's scorching across the California sky in a race to save his son. The afterburners are overheating and Sally Jean is tearing apart around him. At 55,000 feet. A dieselpunk story by Sean Monaghan, author of Pan Am 617 Heavy. Includes bonus story "How Do You Like These Heights".
Shuttle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Edwards Air Force Base: the giant Hypersonic Jet Yorktown with the Shuttle Columbia clasped to her back, climbs to the sky. Their pioneering mission: to launch the Shuttle into space from the edge of the atmosphere. Neither craft will reach its destination. One will never return. This dramatic bestselling novel of a space mission gone perilously wrong, first published in 1981, thrills again.
Loddy's Three Wishes
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Loddy Da, a dog who likes to play and to eat treats, gets a free wish from Lindy,a magic gopher. Loddy uses her wish on a jet plane in which she flies all over the country, stuffing herself on her favorite treats. As she is doing this, she notices hungry dogs along the way. One wish leads to three as Loddy changes her world-view from self-indulgent to helping hungry animals.
The Last Flight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
It was a warm night on 27 May 1981, as I sat on the patio contemplating how I might, somehow, wrangle a chance to fly a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. I conjured up this fiction story in which a fellow pilot and I were the last pilots in the world who were available to fly 747s.
Jadon the Sea Bound Ohnyx
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Price: Free! Words: 102,650. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Jadon is a typical fifteen year old except he has no memory of his childhood. Traveling around the world, he learns he possesses magical powers, but what they are is another matter. The secret hidden away, he finally learns one clue from someone he thought he would never see again. He's told he made a heart wrenching choice involving his powers, a choice that changed his life.