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Space Plane: An Essay
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.
Flying Bass Strait
Price: $0.99 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.
Horten Ho 18 All-Wing Bomber-Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr David Myhra’s exciting next chapter in the “Luftwaffe Project Design Board”, the 2 part book about Reimer Horten’s Ho 18, the world’s first proposed intercontinental bomber!
Messerschmidt Me 328
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Nazi Germany's high speed, wooden, low observable, twin-Argus As 014 pulse jet-powered miniature bomber project.
Horten 229-A Monogram Close-up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story and photographs of the Horten Ho 229, the "Flying Wing" developed Reimar and Walter Horton (Reimar signed this copy for Dr Myhra, as seen on page 2). Great information and bonus color photographs of the copy manufactured by the History channel to test the aerodynamics of the all-wing design.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Heinkel He 176
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
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”.
Air Of Injustice
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 190,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
“Air of Injustice” is the result of an exhaustive 2 year long investigation by US Aviator Magazine Publisher/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, into the three year battle between R.A. “Bob” Hoover and the FAA. Hoover is a legendary fighter pilot, test pilot and airshow pilot now in his 70s, who was once called “the best pilot I ever saw” by no less than Brigadier General (ret.) Chuck Yeager.
Helicopter Flight Instructor Course Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
While doing her flight instructor course some years ago, helicopter instructor and writer Helen Krasner kept an on-going diary of the highs and lows, the difficulties and successes, her disappointments - and the eventual favourable outcome. This is the story of that six week course. Should be of interest to anyone who flies...or indeed anyone who's ever set themselves a difficult challenge.
Flying Unusual Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This is the final collection of flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles, which were originally published in various aviation magazines. This book looks at six relatively unusual helicopters, rarely flown by the private pilot. They include the Eurocopter EC145, the AgustaWestland Grand, the Bolkow Bo-105, the Schweizer 333, the Mil Mi-2, and the Mil Mi-8. A109, and the Enstrom 480.
Flying Historic Helicopters
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.
Flying Popular Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This is the second collection of flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles, which were first published in a UK aviation magazine. This book looks at seven helicopters which are popular with private owners, organisations such as the police and emergency medical services, and for passenger transport. They include the Eurocopter EC120, 135, and 130, Agusta A109, and the Enstrom 480.
Flying Small Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A collection of former flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles. The first in a series of four books, this one looks at the smaller helicopters on which most people learn to fly, such as the Robinson R22, R44, Schweizer 300CBi, and Bell 206 JetRanger. Each helicopter is described in detail, with its flight characteristics, history and specifications.
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.
The Air Travel Trigger Effect: Discover The Secret Effect That Kills Thousands Of Airline Passengers Every Year
Series: DeliveredOnline Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This book shows how to avoid illness and even death as a result of the trigger effect caused by air travel. Thousands of people fall ill or die every year from the trigger effect; that is, from diseases or medical conditions that can be tipped or triggered into a critical phase during or after an air trip. If you ever travel by air this book is a 'must read'.
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.
Tricks für Billigflieger
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: German. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Der Ratgeber rund ums Fliegen – Wo bekommt man die günstigsten Flugtickets? Was kostet das Parken auf deutschen Flughäfen, und was sind die Alternativen? Welches sind die Low-Cost-Airlines? Was ist ein Sicherungsschein? Welche Reiseländer sind billig und welche teuer? Was hilft gegen Flugangst?
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 » Aircraft
These are some true aviation stories about flying a single-engine Cessna 172 from Denver to other states, mostly back east.
AirSafe.com Family Air Travel Guide
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.