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Maverick Pilot, Volume One
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally an encyclopedia is included with definitions for dozens of various items.
Pilots On Food Stamps --An Inside Look At Why Your Flight Was Cancelled
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Vocational, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Pilots On Food Stamps is a true to life account of the current pilot shortage facing the United States. The author uses real time-lines and actual pilot wages to demonstrate how airline flights are being cancelled and passengers left with few options. While airlines make billions of dollars in profits, the American taxpayer is paying for the food stamps that many airline pilots qualify for.
DEAD TIRED – Pilot Fatigue – Aviation's Insidious Killer
You set the price! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commercial policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dead Tired is written by a retired commercial pilot who spent far too much time in the cockpit in a state of “dead tired.” A few of his personal sleep deprivation anecdotes are related in the book. However, the primary theme is an in-depth view of the current issue of cockpit fatigue and the FAA’s severely belated response to a serious aviation safety problem. The cumbersome interaction of the...
Skygods: The Fall of Pan Am
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
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.
AirSafe.com Airline Complaint Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Bringing together information from numerous airlines, government, agencies, and from the AirSafe.com network of web sites, this book provides airline passengers with advice on how effectively complain to their airline or to the TSA when they experience bad service. More importantly, it gives passengers detailed advice on how avoid situations that may lead to a complaint.
The Crash Of TWA Flight 903 Cairo, Egypt August 31, 1950
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Egyptian movie star Camelia was given a spectacular funeral in Cairo after the awful crash of the TWA Constellation which took her life. The actress was among 55 persons who died on the 4 engine plane. The TWA propeller plane was similar to one used by U.S. President Eisenhower. Lockheed built the 947A from 1943-1958. My ebook profiles the plane's passengers, the crash aftermath and its causes.
Having Fun over Bristol, World Capital of Hot Air Ballooning
Series: Photo Albums, Book 9 ยท Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A hot air balloon ride over Bristol including forty panoramic, colour photographs. Taking-off in the early morning from Ashton Court Estate, west of the city and landing near Pucklechurch to the east, our flight lasted for about 1 hour and was wonderful value-for-money.
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
The Crash Of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 Into Lake Michigan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My ebook considers the possible causes Flight 2501's crash. Was it lightning? Readers can judge for themselves. An eyewitness claimed she saw the Northwest DC-4 flying into a severe thunderstorm above Lake Michigan. The air disaster was the worst in U.S. history. It also prompted the most widespread search in the history of the U.S. The DC-4 was soon to be replaced by the Boeing Stratocruiser.
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
Air Safety (Inside the FAA)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance
“Air Safety (Inside the FAA)” is a Nonfiction about my aviation experiences, including true stories, and exposes several serious aviation safety concerns I discovered as an Aviation Safety Inspector and could not get the FAA to address, Discover many problems within the FAA’s Aviation Safety System.
Flying is Fun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This book is based on the aviation articles which Helen Krasner wrote for the magazine Flight Training News during the years 2011 to 2012. From an article about Helen's experiences of learning to fly, "My Learning-to-Fly Nightmare", to several on helicopter flying, to the final article on giving up flying, altogether there are over 22,000 words of flying related information.
The Failure of Homeland In-Security: The Government's Dirty Little Secrets from an Insider
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The insider mentioned in the subtitle of this book is me, federal whistleblower Cathy Harris. I wrote this book to inspire and encourage other trailblazers facing crossroads in their lives to listen to their hearts. Do what’s right! Stand up for justice! Not only will others’ lives be enriched, so will your own.
Montana Freightdog II
Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flying the airmail run in Montana, safely, was the primary goal after taking the job. Marriage and subsequent arrival of three beautiful children perfected the situation. Dragged kicking and screaming into parenthood, sleep deprived and tortured by stepping bare-footed on Legos in the middle of the night, one man realizes after almost thirty years what a blessing had been bestowed upon him.
Flying Away from Fear - Take a leap and Fly away.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
Written by a qualified pilot with many years of experience working with nervous passengers, this book aims to bring together the facts in a clear and concise way, reassure you that flying is an extremely safe method of transport, learn to trust the professionals responsible for your flight, and suggest coping techniques to help relieve your anxiety before and during your flights.
The 1500 Plan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A reevaluated approach to build flight time for pilots. While this is great information to any pilot, special emphasis is placed on those that have passed their ATP written exam, are grandfathered under old ATP rules, and are still short on flight time requirements for the practical exam.
Helicopter Pilot Careers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: British English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
For many years Helen Krasner combined working as a helicopter flight instructor with writing about various aspects of rotary aviation for a number of magazines. Collections of many of these articles have already been published as ebooks, and this new collection contains seven articles which could be particularly interesting to those wanting to know about various helicopter pilot careers.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.
Helicopter Flying Instructor Experiences
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is the fourth collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include getting your first instructing job, conducting trial lessons, teaching emergencies, and how to deal with panicky students. A good read for all aviation addicts!

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