Books tagged: parachute

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You Can Afford To Be A Pilot
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
The purpose of this book is not to teach ground school or flight training, but is intended to teach the reader how to shop for these services and, once purchased, how to keep them affordable, efficient and useful. Certifed FAA Instructor Timothy O’Connor uses his twenty years of experience with technical subjects and adult training to bring flying to people on a middle-income budget.
Say Goodbye
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Series: Pararescueman John Paxton, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Air Force pararescueman John Paxton is commanded to lead a team on a dangerous mission—supposedly to rescue the pilot of a stealth fighter. Yet, nothing is as it seems. As the mission goes from bad to worse, Paxton uncovers a deadly plot that threatens National Security. But to fight this enemy, he must also risk the lives of the people he loves the most
An All American Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by XSG Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A screenplay documenting Sam Edwards' Army life in the 1950s, where he falls in love, parachutes for the Army and almost faces federal criminal charges for deeds conducted while serving his country.
Wrong Way Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After the smoke cleared from the attacks on the Twin Towers, our nation faced its darkest hour—finding those responsible and bringing them to justice. Lt. Jason Callaway and his team of Rangers are sent to bring the masterminds behind the attacks in. After his team is fired upon by US Intelligence assets and JC’s chute is damaged, his life becomes a battle for survival.
The Interview Edge
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
The Interview Edge gave me all the right strategies to prepare for and excel in the job interview. Ford's clear, comprehensive steps were instrumental in getting the job and have continued to inform my decisions as a hiring manager. Any candidate who follows Ford's advice and puts in the work he outlines will shine during the interview process. It will make all the difference for you.
Shadows Strike Rogue Operator
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
He survived the kiss of death. He survived the army. He survived when all had abandoned hope and left him for dead. But the nails in the coffin are mounting, and the hands of time wait for no man...
Parachuting: The Skydiver’s Handbook
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Skydiving! It’s not just falling but the thrill of the unencumbered horizontal flight. Sport parachuting today is not rough and tumble. New equipment and the latest training techniques let you advance quickly to graceful freefall, swift and controlled canopy flight, and smooth and easy tip-toe landings. This all-new, revised edition covers every phase of skydiving from beginning to advanced.
Falling
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Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Today, I am falling from an airplane. Small, translucent clouds of hazy white float above the brown terrain below, their shadows roving abjectly over the captive earth like dark, careless sharks. The fall had begun with a wholly unnatural leap from a perfectly intact aircraft, the skydiving instructor beckoning me forward with a hard, abrupt shove to my lower back as I instinctively . . .
The Good, the Bad, and the Bet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The day before Thanksgiving in 1971, a lone man wearing black sunglasses hijacked a NW Orient Airlines 727 bound for Seattle. His demand: $200,000.00 and four parachutes. He ended up with a place in history marked by more questions than answers. What really happened to the infamous DB Cooper? No one knows. Well... No one but me... because before he became DB Cooper, I became his wife.
Dear Codebreaker - The Letters of Margaret Rock (Bletchley Park Codebreaker) and John Rock (Parachute & Glider Forces Pioneer)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This touching book of letters is a unique glimpse into the lives of Margaret Rock, Bletchley Park Codebreaker, and her brother, John Rock, British Parachute and Glider Forces Pioneer. Follow one family’s journey of happiness, loss and great adventure during the Fall of France, the Blitz, the start of Britain’s first Parachute and Glider Regiments as well as the secret work at Bletchley Park.