Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft

MH370 and AF447
Price: Free! Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.
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 » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Malaysia plane departs Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and vanishes without trace.
Space Plane: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, 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.
Flying Bass Strait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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 » 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, 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
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 » 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
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 Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, 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
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, 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.