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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: 104,650. 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.
The Economic Impact of Civil Aviation on the U.S. Economy - FAA Study on Outlook, Measures, GDP Contribution, Passenger Expenditures, Freight Flows, Freight Exports, Domestic Air Freight
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 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 - offers the latest data on the economic impact of civil aviation. This concise report is ideal for policymakers and industry officials.
FAA National Aviation Research Plan, Portfolio of Goals, Destination 2025, Flight Plan Program - National Airspace System, NextGen, Air Traffic, Human Protection, Crash Safety, Aviation Weather
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Four official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique details about federal plans for the aviation system.
Learning to Fly in 21 Days
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This book is not intended as a technical manual but is a motivational account of the author's experience in gaining a pilot's licence and how it feels to learn to fly. It has been written to enable potential pilots to understand exactly what they are about to undertake and hopefully prepare them for the pain and challenge they will feel as well as the elation of finally gaining their Licence.
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!
Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
By award-winning author Pat McCord, Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism takes a pragmatic look at this common affliction from the point of view of today’s air travel issues, airline safety records, aircraft construction, and the philosophy of life and death. Stories from fearful flyers and others intersperse the narrative with anecdotes that take the reader beyond the usual cure-all books.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.
Quotidien de ma formation CPL-MEP
Price: $6.69 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Cet e-book est le récit journalier de ma formation CPL-MEP, que j'ai effectuée en 2011 à Bournemouth, ville située dans le sud de l'Angleterre. Vous y trouverez des détails sur la formation à la licence de pilote professionnel en Europe, complétée par des récits de vol écrits à chaud, le soir même des vols. Bonne lecture!
AirSafe.com Baggage and Security Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,400. 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.
An Aeronautical Engineer’s View….. The Vought F4U Corsair And its Contemporaries
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
An Aeronautical Engineer's View.....The Vought F4U Corsair and its Contemporaries (6th Edition), by Tom Brinkman, is a well researched, factual and historical description of five legendary United States fighter aircraft of WW II - the Vought F4U Corsair, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American P-51 Mustang, Grumman F6F Hellcat, and Lockheed P-38 Lightning.