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Malaysia Missing Plane: The full story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Malaysia plane departs Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and vanishes without trace.
Space Plane: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
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.
Boeing’s 5,000th Seattle-Built B-17
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
She was B-17G-70-BO Serial #43-437716 and rolled out on 13 May 1944 after being signed by all those men and women who built her. She was christened “5 Grand”.
Quick Guide To Getting Your Pilot's License
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
This concise, informative guide is jam-packed full of advice to getting your pilot's license. It covers different aviation licensing bodies, a checklist to pick out the right school, and innovative careers to have with a pilot's license.
Principles of Flight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This article covers one very important principle of flight and is aimed at private pilots. It covers the use of throttle and yoke to control climb and air speed. Confusing these two can lead to hard landings and bad instrument approaches.
True Aviation Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
These are some true aviation stories about flying a single-engine Cessna 172 from Denver to other states, mostly back east.
Nightmare in the Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This is a true story about a non-pilot, Bob, who goes on a flight to search for a downed plane. The pilot passes out, leaving Bob to try to fly the plane.
Airline Passenger Etiquette: Guide to Modern Airline Travel
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Series: Travel, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(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.
Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
Private Pilot Practical Test Standards for Airplane; Single and Multi Engine, Sea and Land FAA-S-8081-14A w/ Chg 1
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Private Pilot—Airplane Practical Test Standards book has been published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish the standards for private pilot certification practical tests for the airplane category, single-engine land and sea; and multiengine land and sea classes. FAA inspectors and designated pilot examiners conduct practical tests in compliance with these standards.
The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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 safety considerations
The Outer Whorl - Essays of an Airline Pilot
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.
Teenage Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: 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.