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Squawk 7700 by Peter Buffington
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
F-35 Lightning II - Combat aircraft for the future by Erlend Larsen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This book presents to you the history behind the F-35 Lightning II, not to mention revealing previous unknown secrets and some of the technology found in the air fighter that will replace the F-16 and several other fighters. This book is indeed a golden pearl for aircraft enthusiasts!
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.
MH370 and AF447 by Siegfried Walther
Price: Free! Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
A trial lawyer and aviation analyst first proves his credentials. Then he goes on to solve the mystery relating to the cause of the disappearance of Flight MH370. Finally, he explains why Air France 447 pilots and also the Air France training staff bear criminal liability for a crash which ought never to have occurred. Updated on 16 August 2015
History of Aviation Disasters: 1950 to 9/11 by Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,250. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Former federal airline safety inspector documents a half century of corruption and non-feasance that enabled to occur many of America's worst airline disasters, and particularly those resulting from terrorist acts.
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
AirSafe.com Baggage and Security Guide by Todd Curtis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Bringing together some of the most popular content from the AirSafe.com network of web sites, podcasts, and published articles, this book provides airline passengers with advice on how to deal with many common problems they may face when it comes to dealing with baggage problems, airport security issues, fear of flying, and travel with children.
Space Plane: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A new form of ramjet for hypersonic transports described. Proposes to use hypersonic transport as a spacecraft as well. Hydrogen balloons suggested as a cheap way of getting the ramjet/transport/spacecraft aloft. The craft is intended as a heavylift space transport.
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 and 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.
Teenage Pilot by Michael Carlini
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Written by a teenage pilot for the teenager seeking his or her Pilot's License, this one-of-a-kind guide is loaded with tips and advice for teenagers looking to learn how to fly. This book will explain what it really takes to attain a private pilot's license as a teenager or young adult and covers everything from how to pay for it, to how to deal with parents who oppose flying.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Command Module (CSM) Reference by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Incorporating the historic Apollo Spacecraft News Reference, this unique document provides extraordinary detail about America's Apollo Command and Service Module. Every major component and system on the incredibly successful CSM is covered. It provides one of the best technical, nuts-and-bolts descriptions of the CSM available.
The Outer Whorl - Essays of an Airline Pilot by Neal Schier
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Twenty related essays on pursuing a career as a military and airline pilot--a career pursued not only to see the world, but also to gain an appreciation for the beauty and challenges that a life in aviation offers. The Outer Whorl is an introspective look at the allure of airline flying and how that world was irrevocably destroyed on 9/11. A narrative appreciated by both pilots and passengers.
True Aviation Stories by David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
These are some true aviation stories about flying a single-engine Cessna 172 from Denver to other states, mostly back east.
An Aeronautical Engineer’s View….. The Vought F4U Corsair And its Contemporaries by Thomas Brinkman
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
An Aeronautical Engineer's View.....The Vought F4U Corsair and its Contemporaries (6th Edition), by Tom Brinkman, is a well researched, factual and historical description of five legendary United States fighter aircraft of WW II - the Vought F4U Corsair, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American P-51 Mustang, Grumman F6F Hellcat, and Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
Malaysia Missing Plane: The full story by Arthur Zulu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Malaysia plane departs Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and vanishes without trace.
Learning to Fly Aeroplanes and Helicopters by Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
A collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, the articles in this book are aimed at those who are interested in learning to fly light aircraft, either fixed-wing or rotary, and those who are currently undertaking the Private Pilot's Licence course.
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 Historic Helicopters by Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the third collection of flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles. It looks at six helicopters of historic interest which are rarely seen and flown even less often. Included are the Alouette II, Alouette III, Gazelle, Hiller, Westland Wasp, and Hughes 269A. Included are descriptions of each type, flying experiences, history, and detailed specifications.