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The Economic Impact of Civil Aviation on the U.S. Economy - FAA Study on Outlook, Measures, GDP Contribution, Passenger Expenditures, Freight Flows, Freight Exports, Domestic Air Freight by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - offers the latest data on the economic impact of civil aviation. This concise report is ideal for policymakers and industry officials.
Dispatch Made Easy - An Aircraft Dispatch Handbook by Victoria Adegbe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This book shows what goes into the preparation of a complete flight folder as prepared from the dispatchers desk to the the pilot's hands, to ensure safe and efficient flights every time.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232) by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.
Mondo Aeroporto by Daniel Mazza
You set the price! Words: 30,410. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Nato dal grande successo dell'omonimo blog, Mondo Aeroporto proverà a strapparvi un sorriso con aneddoti e storie estrapolate dalla quotidianità di chi l'aereo lo prende, per lavoro o per vacanza. Talvolta alcune esperienze vissute da viaggiatori di ogni tipo sembrano uscite dai palchi di un cabaret o da una candid camera.
Learning to Fly in 21 Days by Phil Stone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This book is not intended as a technical manual but is a motivational account of the author's experience in gaining a pilot's licence and how it feels to learn to fly. It has been written to enable potential pilots to understand exactly what they are about to undertake and hopefully prepare them for the pain and challenge they will feel as well as the elation of finally gaining their Licence.
Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant by Sydney Pearl
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A brash, funny, and downright ballsy memoir about the ups and downs of a flight attendant's life in the air.
Aviation at the Edge by John Flexman
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Three thousand feet above the Zambian bush, the DHC2 Beaver had only ten minutes' fuel remaining. Night was drawing in; ground features were indiscernible. I could not raise anyone on the radio. Would this be the end?
Flying Small Helicopters by Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.
Severe Clear: Chronicles of A Canadian Bush Pilot by James Buerge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Is an aviation term that depicts this book's Critical Insight into Aviation's dangers and lessons learned. Remote living becomes dependent upon astuteness, safety, and ingenuity. Although Northern Bush Flying is the primary subject of this fast paced book, associated living among the aboriginal First Nation Peoples projects additional stories and skills of Bush Life. Flying episodes range...
Come Fly With Us! by Lawrence Block
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
When John Warren Wells published Sex & the Stewardess, copies flew off newsstand shelves. Displayed in flight, it was a natural icebreaker, and the author received fan mail from stews and passengers alike. Sales sent the book into a second and third printing, and the publisher begged for a sequel. At which point JWW began racking up those frequent flyer miles...
Whisper, an Electric R/C Pylon Racer by Roger Winger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
The Whisper is a high speed electric pylon racing remote control aircraft. Plans drawn in CAD and instructions to build your own Whisper, are included with the book. Many successful models have been built of the Whisper. All wood and an easy build provides a great flying model aircraft. Great looks and a low cost airframe will provide many hours of fun R/C flying.
The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation by Ace Abbott
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
2015 Revised Edition The Rogue Aviator is a memoir of a fun-loving, adventurous pilot during a unique and tumultuous aviation career. The pulse-racing aviation anecdotes are spiced with humor, pathos, and poignancy along with a smattering of decadence and debauchery. An additional theme of this book presents an insider's view of the aviation industry and the results when the profit factor trumps
Horten Ho 18 All-Wing Bomber-Part 1 by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr David Myhra’s exciting next chapter in the “Luftwaffe Project Design Board”, the 2 part book about Reimer Horten’s Ho 18, the world’s first proposed intercontinental bomber!
Airline Passenger Etiquette: Guide to Modern Airline Travel by David Tuffley
Series: Travel, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft(5.00 from 1 review)
What is it about airline travel (in Coach/Economy) that brings out the worst in people? Brief and to the point, this short eBook is written in plain English for anyone travelling on airlines who wants to make the experience more enjoyable. Follow the advice for a trouble-free flight. It is written by a seasoned traveller with the keen eye of the social scientist.