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Tales From The Wild Blue Yonder *Recipes For Disaster*
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Parasailing and hang gliding
Welcome to the wild adventures and misadventures from thirty years of flying, much of it in Mexico, Guatemala and other far-flung places. Adult language and situations, recommended for college-age and above readers. No parasailing at all in this book-this is HANG GLIDING. Lots of FLYING! Like a BIRD! WITH the birds!
In Love with Flying
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Flying with and without an engine. In this engaging memoir, Kenneth Ford does more than provide tales from his fifty years of piloting light airplanes and gliders. He explains the kinds of lift that keep gliders aloft, the idiosyncrasies of "tail-draggers," the art of landing in a crosswind, and more. Adding to his own story, he crafts loving profiles of other aviators whom he met and admired.
Bubble Ship
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A boy's adventure in a bubble.
Flight of Passage
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A space traveler's search for a downed scout ship and its crew turns up a stone-age civilization with an astonishing and poignant legacy.
A Hawk's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
I make no apologies for the story's anthropomorphic slant. Unlike my "The Deer Story", where the first person narrative purposefully conveys an understanding of an intelligent and social animal, here it is merely a convenience. Hawks are far less a social animal than deer, and are seemingly much less intelligent. I do not make the bold claims about hawks that I have made about deer.
A Sky Full of Challenges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
Why Fly A Sailplane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Extraordinary 11,000 hour aviator, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying gliders in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for all pilots. He tells how he became involved in this fasinating sport as relaxation while working as a jet fighter test pilot for McDonnell Aircraft. He holds two State Records and the Diamond C Award. All proceeds go to the Catholic Missions.
Eagles In The Flesh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Based on a true story about men who experience the adventure of a life time. Men who become birds at will, and soar with wings over Mountains and Jungles, who dance among Mother Natures up drafts. Feel what it is like to fly free as a bird flying over exotic lands and strange cultures while soaring like Eagles and Partying like Vultures. Soar in the days sun and party wild in the stars.
Kevin and the Multicolored Infinity Car of Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Impossible to describe in a simple blurb this story needs to be read and experienced. Kevin is taken on an extraordinary journey of light and sound when his car decides the universe doesn't have the rules Kevin thought it did. There is no destination, simply a journey of the mind into the fantastical. Enjoy the unending ride as you are ceaselessly pressed into your future.
Soaring a Glider
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
This is an essay about piloting a glider, called "soaring" by those who do it. It discusses training experiences and glider flights.