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Martin Model 262 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Project of 1950
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Martin Model 262 was an unorthodox turboprop VTOL fighter proposal designed to fulfill the same requirement as the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon. This ebook features a comprehensive text and 56 high resolution images of the Model 262 and related designs, including plans, artist's impressions, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
Gerhard Mitter Porsche & BMW Formula One, Sports Car Driver and European Hill Climbing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Gerhard Mitter dominated hill climbing in Europe during the mid 1960s. He also won the first Formula Junior championship in a family owned car. Gerhard was a Porsche factory driver beginning in 1964. Not until the final year of his life did he switch marques, moving to BMW. Mitter was a tenacious, gritty driver whose brilliance as a competitor was most evident at the '69 Targa Florio in Sicily.
The Car Free Experiment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
If you have ever wondered if you can live without a car, this book will show you: * What it is like to live without a car for over a year * Advantages and disadvantages of the car free lifestyle * Car Free and Kids * Transportation alternatives * Tips and tricks for making alternate forms of transportation work for you. And most importantly, * Can living without a car really save you money?
Peter Arundell Lotus Formula One Driver & British Touring Car Racer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Before Lewis Hamilton's 2007 debut in Formula One Peter Arundell had the most successful start of any driver. Hamilton's two podium appearances in his first three races tied the achievement formally owned solely by Arundell. An intense competitor Peter was as adept at Goodwood meets in the early '60s as he was in Grand Prix racing. My e-book was researched from vintage newspapers and books.
How to repair Dents and Scratches on your Car
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
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A quick easy to follow guide to repairing minor Dents and scratches on your Car. Includes step by step photographs and clear steps and how to match the paint color of your car!
An Aviator's Journey - Tales of a Corporate Pilot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,060. 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.
Efficient Airports
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book presents ideas for making airports more efficient via measures to reduce the time airline passengers spend on the ground.
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is one of the oldest narrow gauge railways in the world. It carries thousands of tourists each day through typical lakeland scenery. This e-book, well illustrated with photographs, is an introduction to this fine old railway.
Flight 607E A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lockheed Super Constellation Crashes Into The Atlantic Ocean August 14, 1958
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Royal Dutch Airlines had a fine record of never crashing a plane into the ocean before August 14, 1958. This streak was broken without any warning by KLM Flight 607E en route to New York. The plane entered a squall line that a Pan Am flight had miraculously just flown above and through. The Pan Am plane made it safely to London. It's pilot had tried to make contact with the missing Dutch plane.
White Water Landings: A View Of The Imperial Airways Africa Service From The Ground
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The romance of pre-war air travel meets the romance of a man and a woman kept apart by war, in this memoir of a young man and his career in Africa with Imperial Airways. The book covers intriguing details of the Empire Flying Boat Service: commissioning of the 'boats; indiscretions of the passengers; the dangers of a herd of buffalo at night, and the bravery of exiles awaiting war-time transport.
A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
Motorcycle Road Trips (Vol. 21) Road Trips (Part II) - Even More Cruisin' America
Series: Motorcycle Road Trips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
These six magazine articles examine more of the best two lane roads along a dozen or so road trips covering a few ten thousand miles - the trips that make you want to turn around and ride them again and again. CONTENTS: ALASKA MOTORCYCLE RENTAL REAL ROAD SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO MOTORCYCLE SCENE UNADILLA VALKYRIE TOURER YOU NEVER KNOW WHO YOU'RE TALKING TO Words - 8,210
Motorcycle Road Trips (Vol. 27) More American Motorcycle Museums & Collections - See For Yourself
Series: Motorcycle Road Trips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
These five magazine articles document some of the finest public museums and private collections in the United States. CONTENTS: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA RETRO TOURS WHEELS THROUGH TIME MUSEUM WOODSTOCK Words - 8,966
Motorcycle Dual Sporting (Vol. 3) More Dual Sporters & Thumper Humpers - Four Stroke Single Cylinder Motorcycling
Series: Motorcycle Dual Sporting. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
These ten magazine articles begin with six stories about dual sporters and continues with four articles looking at the latest trend in Thumpers (single-cylinder four strokes) - small bore city/suburban models (Cleveland Cycle Werks) and racing thumpers (Arenacross, Grand National Cross Country), including the latest trend in motorcycling - electric motorcycles (Zero X Enduro). Words - 12,862
The Crash of Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 February 8, 1965
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The instrument panels of pre-jet era 1950s aircraft are intricate and awe inspiring, especially for one who is unfamiliar with the technicalities of piloting. A lack of reaction time to correct the path of the DC-B7 is key to why the plane crashed. The Eastern propeller plane made a corrective maneuver that was replicated by the incoming Pan Am jet. It was what happened next that led to tragedy.
Train Tripping Around Melbourne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Travelling around Melbourne on a three day, 365 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for exploring Australia's most cosmopolitan city by train.
The Wright Brothers: An 11-Minute Bathroom Genius Summary
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by BLVNP Incorporated. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
We know that your "Time is Valuable" so we keep it short and concise. It's not about the Price, but the Time. Know the exciting revelation and lessons between the Wright brothers - their expedition on making their human aviation into a reality. Know more with less time. Get your summary now!
The Galway and Salthill Tramway Company
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
The history of Europe's most westerly tramway system in Galway Ireland from 1879 to 1919.
Smart-Repair: Eine kostengünstige Methode zum Lack bzw. Klarlack ausbessern
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 860. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Smart-Repair: Eine kostengünstige Methode zum Lack bzw. Klarlack ausbessern