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Into the Wild Blue Yonder by Jeff Egerton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Into the Wild Blue Yonder is the most comprehensive book about the formative years of the airlines ever written. It covers many airlines that didn't survive, the people who were involved with the formation and operation of the early airlines, and the planes they flew.
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...
Learning to Operate Concorde by Philip Newman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Operating the Concorde was fun, and packed with events worthy of comment, but learning to operate it, to fly it and manage its idiosyncrasies, both on the ground and in the air, was an experience to document: so I have. In the process I have provided insight as to how, and why, the fatal accident occurred. I didn't want her to die like that. Even though she was old before she was borne.
Last of the Long Hunters by Mark Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This story records the life of a young pilot flying in Alaska’s Frontier Arctic. You’ll experience the front seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on Earth, flying in minus 60 temperatures and horrific storms, airborne among the magnificent mountains and glaciers that only Alaska has to offer. Once you've read this one you’ll not be satisfied unti
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.
Flying Bass Strait by Jay Boag
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.
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...
AirSafe.com Family Air Travel Guide by Todd Curtis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Everyone who flies has issues with things like security, baggage, and flight delays, but parents who fly with their children, and children who fly alone, face unique challenges when it comes to those issues, and to family travel issues like diaper changing and rules for unaccompanied minors. This book gives both parents and children plenty of advice on how to handle common air travel problems.
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?
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.
Private Pilot Practical Test Standards for Airplane; Single and Multi Engine, Sea and Land FAA-S-8081-14A w/ Chg 1 by jon strickler
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 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
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.