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The Bombing of United Air Lines Flight 629 Denver, Colorado November 1, 1955
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Jack Gilbert Graham ran a Denver, Colorado drive in restaurant and was most experienced as a construction worker. He used his technical expertise to craft a deadly bomb that killed 44 persons on a United Air Lines flight on November 1, 1955. His motive was to collect $37,500 in insurance money that he'd just taken out on his mother, Daisy King. She was a passenger on the doomed airliner.
United Airlines Mainliner Crashes Near Salt Lake City, Utah May 1, 1942
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
UAL Flight Four was making a scheduled landing in favorable weather with nine miles visibility as it approached Salt Lake City's Municipal Airport. A three member flight crew was joined by eighteen passengers. An eyewitness heard a blasting sound as the Mainliner impacted a hillside. This was quickly followed by erupting flames which completely engulfed the DC-3. The witness observed from U.S. 91.
Essential Guide to Supersonic Passenger Aircraft: NASA Low Boom Flight Demonstrator X-59 QueSST (LBFD) Project, Early SST History, Sonic Boom Research, Standards, Renewed Interest in Civilian Travel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important NASA, FAA, and other government documents, reports, and studies about the history and current state of supersonic passenger aircraft and SST travel.
How to Buy a Used Motorcycle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
How to Buy a Used Motorcycle: Buying a used motorcycle. Things to consider. This book is a guide for first time motorcycle buyers. The author, Harley Callan, has 45 years working on motorcycles.
Your First Flight
You set the price! Words: 7,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Were you ever in a position where you needed to go on a plane, but you were too nervous about how it was going to feel that you couldn't concentrate? Are you intimidated by amusement rides and don't like taking risks? Or, what if you were an adventurer, but you simply couldn't afford to fly? This guide was written with the complete newbie in mind.
The Crash of a Piper Navajo Mount Nye, New York December 25, 1978
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
In late December 1978 the crash of a Piper Navajo plane presented obstacles for rescuers. The plane wasn't found until April 1979, when a group of planes combined on a testing and rescue mission. In the months before the Civil Air Patrol got in hot water after it abruptly suspended its search for the crash site. Circumstances became even more tricky when a victim's family hired F. Lee Bailey
QRH DG
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Quick Reference Handbook for transport of dangerous goods by air for Flight Crew
Vazduhoplovno znanje – KNJIGA 2 (za sve struke i specijalnosti u avijaciji)
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 90,290. Language: Serbian. Published: February 19, 2018 by Letindor. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
,,Pa, upamti sad Zakon po kojem živimo mi: Da shvatimo laž, za to nismo sazdane Nit' možemo da volimo, žalimo il’ praštamo. Pogriješiš li dok rukuješ nama, tad gotov si ti.“ Pjesma: Tajna mašina (Clarke Arthur - Imperial Earth, 1975.)
Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines’ Battle for Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
The inside story of crisis and turmoil at American Airlines during the twelve years following the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
Ваздухопловно знање – КЊИГА 1 (за све струке и специјалности у авијацији)
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: Serbian. Published: February 4, 2018 by Letindor. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
,,Па, упамти сад Закон по којем живимо ми: Да схватимо лаж, за то нисмо саздане Нит' можемо да волимо, жалимо ил’ праштамо. Погријешиш ли док рукујеш нама, тад готов си ти.“ Пјесма: Тајна машина (Clarke Arthur - Imperial Earth, 1975.)
Flight Attendant Joe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,070. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nothing is off limits in this comical collection of true-life drama that occurs at 38,000 feet, and anywhere else Joe finds himself.
A Braniff Airways DC-7C Crashes At Miami International Airport March 25, 1958
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Braniff Airways, based in Oklahoma, sued engine maker Curtiss-Wright in the aftermath of a March 25, 1958 DC-7C crash at Miami International Airport. Individual passenger lawsuits were filed as late as 1963 and 1964. The suits weren't decided until 1969. Most were filed in Federal Court in New York City. The litigation pertained to Curtiss-Wright's knowledge that their engines were defective.
A Northwest Orient Airlines Boeing 720B Crashes In The Florida Everglades February 1963
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 705 crashed on a day when tornado warnings were issued in southeast and central Florida. It was only the second crash ever at Miami International Airport. The Boeing 720B lost contact with the radio tower at MIA only seven minutes after takeoff. The pilot, Roy Almquist of Rosemont, Minnesota, was cleared to ascend to FL250. He turned the plane left 30 degrees.
Dispatch Made Easy - An Aircraft Dispatch Handbook (2nd Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A blend of visual aids and diagrams with pointers to the notations, terms and industry standards…this book is really a handbook. It is meant to be a reference of first recourse, meant to help anyone interested in flight dispatching get a hand of information that will propel him into the amazing world of the flight dispatcher.
A Flying Tiger Line Super Constellation Crashes Into A North Hollywood Suburb December 15, 1962
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
1962 wasn't a good year for the Flying Tiger Line. The North Hollywood plane crash in December was its 4th during the year. Another Super Constellation carrying troops had to be ditched in the North Atlantic. It lost power in several engines and there had been no other recourse. Another airliner flown by the company was lost in the Pacific Ocean. Flying Tiger formed after World War II in 1946.
A Pan American-Grace Airliner Vanishes in the Andes Mountains Santiago, Chile July 16, 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The fate of a Pan American-Grace airliner wasn't known for twenty months after it lost radio contact following takeoff in July 1932. Mountaineers working at an inn near the Chile-Argentine border recognized the plane's wreckage in 1934. The delay in recovering the remains of the San Jose were attributed to deep snowfalls and sparse melting. The crash was located at the base of Mount Aconcagua.
A Continental Charters C-46A Pittsburgh to Buffalo Flight Disappears on December 29, 1951
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The search for a vanished C-46A commercial flight that originated in Miami, Florida continued for hours and days after the plane departed Pittsburgh after 9:00 p.m. on December 29, 1951. Numerous organizations and individuals contributed planes, water craft, and cars to assist the effort. The Civil Aeronautics Board opened an investigation into the crash that continued into January 1952.
A United Airlines DC-4 Crashes Into Medicine Bow Peak Albany County, Wyoming October 6, 1955
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 409 was a Douglas C54BDC that originated at New York's La Guardia Field on October 5th. On October 6th the plane missed a scheduled checkpoint over Rock Springs, Wyoming. After this search planes were dispatched from numerous locales to find the missing aircraft. The UAL pilot was a veteran of twelve years with the airline company. Flight 409 was due to land in Salt Lake City at 9:06 MST.
United Airlines Flight 823 The Crash of a Viscount 745D Turboprop Parrottsville, Tennessee July 9, 1964
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Civil Aeronautics Board investigators used a newly adopted jigsaw puzzle method to identify and reconstruct wreckage of the downed Viscount aircraft. They were joined by FBI agents who confiscated papers carried by passengers en route to a meeting at the Oak Ridge Atomic Energy base. Early indications indicated that no bomb was detonated. However a full explanation was delayed for many months.
Airbus Flight Control Laws: The Reconfiguration Laws
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Continuing the discussion on Airbus flight control laws started with Airbus A330 Normal Law: Putting fly-by-wire into perspective. Covered here are the Airbus reconfiguration laws, those that become effective when Normal law can no longer function. It provides additional insight into these flight control laws for the pilots who fly them and for interested aviation enthusiasts.

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