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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: 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.
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.
Nightmare in the Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
Learning to Fly Aeroplanes and Helicopters
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
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. 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?
A Plan for the Future: 10-Year Strategy for the Air Traffic Control Workforce 2011-2020, TRACON, Terminal and En Route Services, Training and Hiring Process, Staffing Requirements
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - presents the updated air traffic controller workforce plan, incorporating changes in air traffic forecasts, controller retirements, and other factors.