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Up the Airway
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
Echo of a Distant Planet
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
How would a distant alien intelligence contact earth? Shawna is an Air Force officer with remembrances of the future. Trapped in a structured military world, her unearthly memories persist for nearly three decades, culminating in a first contact message from the stars.
A Flight With Hippo
You set the price! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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It is a journey of a businessman seeking to submit his work as dully as he always did, but as he arrives to the airport, many strange events occur and turn his expectations upside down.
A Pilot Turns 360
Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
After four years in the Air Force in the early seventies, a young man rejoins the "real" world. He wanted to be a doctor. While in the service he had gotten a taste of what it was like to fly an airplane and wanted that to be an option if the med school acceptance was not forthcoming. This book details the balancing act of going to college full time while flight instructing on the side.
MH370 and AF447
Price: Free! Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
A trial lawyer and aviation analyst first proves his credentials. Then he goes on to solve the mystery relating to the cause of the disappearance of Flight MH370. Finally, he explains why Air France 447 pilots and also the Air France training staff bear criminal liability for a crash which ought never to have occurred.
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.
Tolerating High G: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Offers a contraption to mitigate g-forces in flight. Proposes new fighter techniques in conjunction with contraption. Opens up high g-force space transport to enhance man's space age capabilities.
True Aviation Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
These are some true aviation stories about flying a single-engine Cessna 172 from Denver to other states, mostly back east.
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?
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 Unusual Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.
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.
Helicopter Flight Instructor Course Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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 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.
My Foreign Flying Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This book contains the author's accounts of her long distance trips as a private pilot. They take place to and within Wales, Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, France (twice), California, and Russia. The flights were undertakes by both small aeroplane and helicopter, for Helen has licenses for both. This book should appeal both to pilots and to anyone who enjoys travel and adventure stories.
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.
The 1500 Plan
Price: $3.99 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.
The Solar Aviator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: Australian English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Solar Aviator about lady streakers with big boobs, aircraft flying backwards, aircraft doing aerobatics, a forced landing on a highway while a road train is coming the opposite way, a wild ride on a boat in Mandurah, getting lost in Southern Cross… and a wild strip-tease in a public swimming pool.
Nightmare in the Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.