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Lifeboat No. 8: An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
When the Titanic started sinking, who would make it off alive? More than one hundred years after that disastrous and emblematic voyage, Elizabeth Kaye reveals the extraordinary, little-known story behind one of the first lifeboats to leave the doomed ship. A Second Edition of the This New York Times and Kindle best seller, it has been freshly edited and expanded by the author with new material.
Skygods: The Fall of Pan Am
Price: $3.99 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.
Trucking Business Secrets: How to Start, Run, and Grow Your Trucking Company
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
Book Description You definitely want to have a good guide on everything you need to succeed in the trucking business industry. This book will keep you out of trouble in all facets trucking business. The trucking industry has the luxury of being able to recover from small miscues, but not many of books out there go the the length this book goes to discuss matters Trucking.
Understanding Air France 447
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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
AR's Honda NPS50/Ruckus/Zoomer GY6 Swap Manual
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Customizing
Everything you need to know to swap a bigger, more powerful engine into your '03-'16 Honda Ruckus.
The Mercedes R107/C107
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The 560SL is the R107 everybody seems to want. But the R107 is more than that. An early 450SL or manual 350SL can be as much fun. The same is true for the SLC. If you have an interest in the SL/SLC, this book tells their story. With over 220 pages and more than 150 mostly recent color photos, it comes with a comprehensive buyer’s guide, looks at price developments up to Feb. 2018 and much more
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.
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.
The Mercedes W108, W109 V8 With Buyer's Guide, Chassis Number And Data Card Explanation
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
The Mercedes-Benz W109 300SEL 6.3 was for Daimler-Benz an important milestone. It was a mixture of two cars that did not sell too well: the 600 and 300SEL. Updated in April 2018, this 220-page book tells the complete story of the 6.3, 3.5 and 4.5 L versions. It comes with a buyer's guide and superb recent non-Daimler AG color photography; this includes pictures of the suspension.
Earthbound Misfit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,520. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Earthbound Misfit is the compelling story of a pioneer of TV news aviation. A story that details his rise to fame, his fall from grace, and his redemption through the outreach of his many fans, and friends.
Seconds To Disaster. Europe Edition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
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Are You At Risk? Is There A Race To The Bottom? Get Informed. "Meade and Ronan pull back the curtain on the airline industry and shine a bright light on the dark corners. Everyone who flies or cares about someone who flies should read this eye-opening account. What you don't see can hurt you." Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, Captain of the Miracle On The Hudson
Tesla: How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Remade the Automotive and Energy Industries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
Tesla changed the way the public perceives electric vehicles, and that was just the beginning. It went on to redefine the automobile itself, and now aims to do the same to the energy industry. This is a comprehensive history of the company, told by the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
The Mercedes R230 SL
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
If you search for a car that can hold its own, when parked next to a Porsche 911 Cabrio, don't look any further. Because the SL R230 is regarded by many as the best looking SL that has left Stuttgart after the famous SL Gullwing. Updated in March 2017, this book comes with a COMPREHENSIVE BUYER'S GUIDE, explains VIN and DATA CARD in detail and looks at potential problems with the vario-roof
Collision on Tenerife: The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.
Automotive Sensor Testing and Waveform Analysis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
This book covers the operation and testing of most modern automotive engine sensors, such as MAF, MAP, TPS, APP, WSS, ECT and most others that comprise a modern automotive electronic systems. Emphasis is also placed on testing procedures and the flow of diagnostics. The book can be understood by professional and DIY techs alike.
An Aviator's Journey - Tales of a Corporate Pilot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Aviators are passionate about aviation. Once you get the bug you are addicted for life and there is no need, or desire, to search for a cure. It is that passion and addiction that gives you the determination, perseverance, and motivation to pursue a career in aviation. This is the story of one such aviator who discovered his passion for flying as a young boy and pursued his dream as a young adult.
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.
Flipping Cars, How to Find'em & Flip'em for Fun & Profit
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
This book will guide you through simple steps on how to flip cars starting with how to buy a car and what car fixing you should do before you embark on car selling. You will also be given the steps for how to sell on eBay. This guide is simple enough for the beginner and filled with plenty of tips and examples for the best ways to flipping cars. It can be a fun and profitable business.
The Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R171 was a step up from the successful R170 with its newer and beefier power plants. It is not only slightly longer and wider, also its interior is more up market and with the SLK55 AMG it offered the first V8 in its class. Updated in March 2017, this 220-page guide comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide, great non-MB photography plus detailed VIN/FIN and data card explanations.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R172 is the first small Mercedes roadster that somehow resembles its larger brother, the SL. This has the advantage that one gets for substantially less money a car that looks almost like the "big brother". It continues with the markedly improved interior. This 180-page book comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide, explains VIN/FIN and data card and covers the cars' technical specs