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Can You Survive A Plane Crash
Price: $2.17 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
In 1989 Jan and one hundred and eighty three passengers miraculously escaped after the crash of Flight 232 due to the expert handling of the damaged plane by the pilot Captain Haynes. Standing in the field they could smell burning jet fuel.She saw the mother of a twenty two months old boy heading back to the wreckage to search for her toddler. It was later discovered that he had died.
Wonderlijk maar Waar: De mysterieuze vluchten mh370 en oa582 Ron Puyn
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: Dutch. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
De mysterieuze vluchten mh370 en oa582 is een verhaal uit het boek Wonderlijk maar Waar met waargebeurde verhalen.
Efficient Airports
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book presents ideas for making airports more efficient via measures to reduce the time airline passengers spend on the ground.
MH370 and AF447
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
Malaysia Missing Plane: The full story
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.
Mondo Aeroporto
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.
Space Plane: An Essay
You set the price! 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.
Flying Bass Strait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
Boeing’s 5,000th Seattle-Built B-17
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This article covers 3 very important principles 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. The second principle describes why one should ALWAYS file for an alternate. The third principle is about awareness and always knowing just where you are.
Aviation at the Edge
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?
Airline Passenger Etiquette: Guide to Modern Airline Travel
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
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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: 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 Outer Whorl - Essays of an Airline Pilot
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.