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Destination Saipan Was Amelia Earhart A Prisoner Of Imperial Japan?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
My ebook looks at theories of Amelia Earhart's July 2, 1937 disappearance. The narrative focuses on Saipan as the probable location of where Earhart's Lockheed Model 10E airplane crashed. Among the people profiled in my book is an eyewitness who saw what she believes to be Amelia Earhart's aircraft as it crashed into a Japanese military zone on Saipan. The witness is still alive in California.
Earthbound Misfit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,520. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Earthbound Misfit is the compelling story of a pioneer of TV news aviation. A story that details his rise to fame, his fall from grace, and his redemption through the outreach of his many fans, and friends.
Air Seychelles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Air Seychelles was formed in 1976 when the Indian Ocean Island group achieved its independence. In 1979 the company established its inter-island flights from Mahe. In 1983 the government decided to set up its own airline for long-haul flights that continues to present day.Air Seychelles - A History
SAS Jets
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
This book completes the SAS Airline history the airline began its jet services with Sud Caravelles, and Convairs moving on to Douglas DC-8s and has continued to present day with an all-jet fleet that includes Airbuses and Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets
SAS Airlines - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
SAS as an amalgamation of three airlines can trace its history back to 1918. Post-WW II ABA of Sweden (previously SILA) DNL of Norway and DDL of Denmark were merged into SAS. The first service of the new airline was flown on 5 August 1946 by a Douglas DC-4 in SILA markings, as there had not been time to paint the new SAS name and emblem on the airplane.
Aer Lingus - A History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Ireland did not establish an airline until 1930 but before it could get itself established WW II intervened and it was not until 1946 that it signed an agreement giving it exclusive rights to operate in and out of Britain even then it troubles were not over.
Russian Test Pilot - Charmed Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Russian test piiot Anatoly Kvotchur survived ejection from the Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum twice on the second occasion the event witnessed at RAF Fairford IAT in the UK by this author.
Adolph Baumker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An insider's view in his own words, post war, for the American military, describing all aviation research conducted inside Nazi Germany's 12-year long 3rd Reich.
NASA's First A: Aeronautics from 1958 to 2008 - From NACA to the Space Age, Dryden, Langley, Ames, X-Planes, Faget, Hypersonics, Lifting Bodies, V/STOL, Rutan, NASP, SST, Composites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's aviation programs, starting with NACA research in the 1940s and 1950s through the space race to current times.
50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...
The Wind and Beyond: A Documentary Journey into the History of Aerodynamics in America, Volume 1 - The Ascent of the Airplane
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 291,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Dr. James R. Hansen and his collaborators do more than just document the last century of flight. They go back and expertly trace the historical origins of what made the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered airplane flight possible on 17 December 1903.
Skygods: The Fall of Pan Am
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
SKYGODS is the saga of America's most glamorous airline. Told from multiple viewpoints--pilots, stewardesses, management executives--SKYGODS is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of Pan American World Airways.