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Package Holiday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Package Holiday by Vincent Cobb gives us a wonderful insight into the history of this relatively new industry and at its outset featuring a world of dilapidated hotels populated by indifferent hoteliers deliberately overbooking rooms along with inadequately serviced aircraft journeying passengers on mile-high roller-coaster rides often through violent storms and after interminable delays.
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 Rise and fall of Fokker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The book is a complete history of the renowned Dutch aircraft company from its inception by its founder Anthony Fokker prior to WW I until its demise in 1996. From the infamous Eindekker E.1 and other WW I combat planes for Germany the nter-war military and civil designs with US subsidaries it was world's largest aircraft company. Enforced WW II combat production. Post-war success to its demise
RC Vehicles Gear Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011 by Ebook.Gd Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Remote control vehicles are something both the young and old can enjoy. If you want to bring out the kid in you, RC vehicles Gear Guide can just be the perfect thing you've been looking for! RC Vehicles Gear Guide is equipped with rich info about the types of RC Vehicles, Toy-grade and Hobby-grade RC Vehicles, Kit or Ready-To-Run, On-Road and Off-Road Vehicles, Gas-powered and Electric-powered.
Sparrows cannot catch me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Traumatic events occur to David when he finds out his true identity is in question, compelling him on a quest to find his real parents that ultimately leads him to war torn Israel in the years preceding the dramatic Six Day and Yom Kippur Wars. Eventually his passion for aviation calls him to enter a perilous world.
Desiccant 016: Yes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Carter meets with the reporter, and has an enlightening conversation with the enemy, and gets some bad news. (11 pages)
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
Touchdown: The Development of Propulsion Controlled Aircraft at NASA Dryden - PCA, Gordon Fullerton, United Air Lines Flight 232 Accident
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This monograph relates the important history of the Propulsion Controlled Aircraft project at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. Spurred by a number of airplane crashes caused by the loss of hydraulic flight controls, a NASA-industry team lead by Frank W. Burcham and C. Gordon Fullerton developed a way to land an aircraft safely using only engine thrust to control the airplane.
Flight of the Cosmonaut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,740. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Georgi Petrov is a brave, young Soviet test pilot recruited into the secret cosmonaut corps to make history as the first man in space, or die trying.
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.