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His Wind Beneath My Wings
By Lionel Smith
Price: Free! Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Lessons and experiences shared from this Christian pilot's own mishaps and pilot training experience.
My Foreign Flying Adventures
By Helen Krasner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
Helicopter Pilot Careers
By Helen Krasner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: British English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
Flying is Fun
By Helen Krasner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
Solo Flight
By Owen Zupp
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: Australian English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
'Solo Flight' takes the reader into the skies on the journey of a lifetime. Nearly 200 images bring this story to life, while well chosen words paint an equally vivid canvas. Beyond the 7,500 miles that passed beneath his wings, the author tells a tale of remote communities, forgotten heroes and family bonds that are stronger than life and death.
Understanding Air France 447
By Bill Palmer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board. The book details the crew's failure to maintain aircraft control after a minor failure. Repeatedly hailed as a "must read" for all pilots, the book highlights critical shortcomings in training leading to loss of control in flight
The Solar Aviator
By Rocco Cilli
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: Australian English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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.
Flying Historic Helicopters
By Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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 Popular Helicopters
By Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
Flying Small Helicopters
By Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
Helicopter Flying Instructor Experiences
By Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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!
All About Flying Helicopters
By Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the third collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". The book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include flying helicopters in marginal weather, flying different helicopter types, and becoming a professional helicopter pilot and/or instructor.
Flying Aeroplanes and Helicopters: Beyond the PPL
By Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the second collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, this book is aimed at anyone who is interested in flying.
Aviation at the Edge
By John Flexman
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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?
Learning to Fly in 21 Days
By Phil Stone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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.
A Pilot Turns 360
By Brian Christofferson
Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Up the Airway
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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.