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Searching for MH370
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The story of the tragedy of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370. The book examines all the known facts and provides an insight as to what happened to this aircraft. This is a modern day vanishing act that despite all the technology has failed find what happened to the 239 passengers and crew. It also looks at the plight of the families of those on board and the stress they are under.
The $100 Hamburger - 2014/15
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
“The $100 Hamburger – 2014/15” follows John Purner's three editions of the very popular “The $100 Hamburger- A Guide to Pilot’s Favorite Fly-In Restaurants”. Everything you need to know to make a decision for your next burger run is included; maps, phone numbers, website URLs and email addresses. Includes the Best of the Best list for 2014/15!
MH 370; Follow the lies to get to the truth.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
this book lifts the lid on the lies and cover ups surrounding the disappearance of malaysian airlines flight mh 370.this book offers a different solution to what happened that night and the reasons why. this book shows that the security on most passenger jets is ridiculously weak and that any aeroplane could be hijacked at any time. this book explains where, why, when and who were responsible.
Harrier Wrath: Jump Jet Interdiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The world's first 'jump jet' warplane, the Harrier has earned a reputation as both a fighter and attack aircraft. The Harrier has a unique place in aviation history, not only for being a VTOL aircraft but also on its demands, being described by pilots as unforgiving. Operating out of Kandahar Airbase as a kinetic strike option, adding a formidable punch to the Northern Alliance.
Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A brash, funny, and downright ballsy memoir about the ups and downs of a flight attendant's life in the air.
Mondo Aeroporto
Price: $3.04 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.