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Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."
The Archangels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on national security. Secretly flown out of Area 51, the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology developed a stealthy spy plane that still today remains the fastest and highest flying manned plane ever.
Ends. Why We Overlook Endings for Humans, Products, Services and Digital. And Why We Shouldn’t.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Environmental / General
Ends makes a compelling case that demonstrates how, over centuries, our changing relationship with death has led to the loss of our relationship with endings. Giving rise to guilt-free consumers, an overly-blamed business sector and a society which finds itself at a loss when it needs to grapple with responsibility. The book would appeal to people who enjoy reading about new ideas to big problems.
SteamPunk Solar - Solar Heat and its Industrial Applications. An English Translation of Augustin Mouchot's 1869 Classic, 'La Chaleur Solaire et ses Applications Industrielles
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
How to design and build solar energy devices including cookers, water pumps, steam engines and distilleries without electricity. Translated into English for the first time, this classic engineering text walks you through the issues and thought processes needed to successfully design solar energy devices. Read this first-- Or risk re-inventing the wheel...
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Former naval aviator and award-winning military writer Robert Gandt had the chance to return to his old base to fly one of the fastest, sleekest jets in the world. In Bogeys and Bandits he takes the reader along for the ride.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 121,560. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
Wilbur and Orville Wright: Chronology Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright - Engaging History of the Aeronautics Pioneers, including Flight Logs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book marks a lasting contribution to the observance of this ultimate aviation milestone.
Significant Milestones in Air Force History - Wright Flyer, Air Corps Tactical School, GHQ Air Force, Army Air Forces, Hiroshima, Lucky Lady II, Hydrogen Bomb, ICBM, Unity of Air Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication describes the major milestones in Air Force history.
A Sky Full of Challenges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
Fly Low Fly Fast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Robert Gandt’s inside account of the National Championship Air Race ignites with the fierce rivalries, the heroic struggles to keep hypertuned ex-fighter planes flying, and the heart-stopping drama of the world’s fastest motorsport.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 1): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 208,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities!
The Company Business
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the Air Force refused to build a spy plane to overfly the Soviet Union, the CIA's new Science and Technology Directorate did so, developing both the U-2 and A-12 spy planes at the Lockheed Skunks Works and flying them at a secret CIA station today known as Area 51. At this secret venue, the CIA developed a secret technology laboratory that became a company business that continues today.
A Real Apprentice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.