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Horten Argentine IAe-48
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Decades long all-wing designer Reimar Horten's seismic shift to a Mach 2.2 Ogee Gothic delta wing twin Rolls-Royce "Avon" powered Coke-shaped fuselage with turbines hung on short pods. This was to be an Argentine "Area Rule" flying machine of the late 1950s. Suggested by Reimar's friend, genius Hans Multhopp, it would be his last aircraft design after years of all-wings.
Malaysia Missing Plane: The full story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Malaysia plane departs Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and vanishes without trace.
Space Plane: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
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.
Horten Ho 18 All-Wing Bomber-Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Nazi Germany's high speed, wooden, low observable, twin-Argus As 014 pulse jet-powered miniature bomber project.
Horten 229-A Monogram Close-up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: 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”.
Helicopter Flight Instructor Course Diary
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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
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Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
Quick Guide To Getting Your Pilot's License
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
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
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Series: DeliveredOnline Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: German. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
These are some true aviation stories about flying a single-engine Cessna 172 from Denver to other states, mostly back east.
Nightmare in the Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
Airline Passenger Etiquette: Guide to Modern Airline Travel
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Series: Travel, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
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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.