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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
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.
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.
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.
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 » Military / Aviation
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.
Vehicle Testing Meters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
This book covers, in detail, with 159+ photos and illustrations, how to select, when and how to, and how not to use the volt, Ohm, and amp features of test meters, as well as the inductive pick-up, also called an amp clamp, current clamp, or current probe.
The Mercedes 190SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
As the 300SL has reached price levels that are out of reach for the large majority of SL aficionados, many opt for the next best thing, which is in case of the SL the 190SL. This has the consequence that also prices for the small sibling have risen beyond one's belief. This revised ebook will help you with its buyer's guide to find the right one. It also explains the data card and chassis number
Motorcycle Therapy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,770. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
From the Canadian Rockies to the Panamanian jungle, Motorcycle Therapy rumbles with comic adventure as two men, fleeing failed relationships, test the limits of their motorcycles and their friendship. Join the horn-honking, signal-flashing, wheelie-popping pair as they endure painful bee stings, painful snakebites and (when they talk to girls) painful humiliation.
The Mercedes R231 SL
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SL R231, launched in early 2012, is the newest edition to a sports car tradition that started in the mid-1950s. Occasionally called the luxury, not anymore the light sports car, this newest entry makes one forget about some sporting deficiencies that haunted a few predecessors. This e-book covers all engine variations, the AMG versions, the Special Editions and compares it with a BMW 650i
The Mercedes 170V
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The 170V W136, launched in 1947, was the desperate attempt by Daimler-Benz to step out of the ruins of WWII. Based on a 1936 design, it earned the company sufficient funds to build cars such as the 300 Adenauer or 300SL. Fully revised in March 2016, this book covers the car’s history, explains chassis number and data card and looks at a downsized version of it in connection with Auto-Union
Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Controversy: Government Reports and Hearings - Findings After Two Fatal Crashes, MCAS Software, Design, Development, and Marketing, Certification, FAA Oversight, Lessons, Pilot Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important Congressional and government documents dealing with the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX aircraft controversy.
How to Drive a Luxury Car for Free
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
How to Drive a Luxury Car for Free is an all inclusive guide for you to learn how to drive a luxury car at no cost. This book highlights all the basic concepts you need to be able to drive a luxury car without losing any money. This guide also includes 2 specific examples that the reader can learn from.
How to Drive an Exotic Car and get Paid
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
How to Drive an Exotic Car and get PAID is finally here. The long awaited guide to buying an exotic car, leveraging it and making a profit during and after the ownership is now available to you. This guide includes real world examples, specifically including the purchase and use of an Aston martin and Lamborghini for a year with the result of earned income.
Motorcycle Messengers 2 - Tales From the Road by Writers Who Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Motorcycle Messengers 2 is another collection of stories from some of the leading writers in the motorcycle travel genre ... plus a few people you've never heard of. Consider it a sample pack of authors. Rekindle memories of your own trips, find inspiration for new rides, or learn a few lessons from those who have done things the hard way. Above all, enjoy the journey.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
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.
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
Essential Guide to Supersonic Passenger Aircraft: NASA Low Boom Flight Demonstrator X-59 QueSST (LBFD) Project, Early SST History, Sonic Boom Research, Standards, Renewed Interest in Civilian Travel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important NASA, FAA, and other government documents, reports, and studies about the history and current state of supersonic passenger aircraft and SST travel.
Your Captain Speaking
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
When Scott Birrell said he wanted to be a pilot after leaving school, his headmaster’s response was crushing: ‘Don’t be stupid, boy.’ After taking his first flying lesson at the age of 14, he went on to be a flying instructor, a commercial pilot flying the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, an international airline captain, a chief trainer, and a senior pilot examiner. This is his gripping story.
The Mercedes 300SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
The 300SL is a true automotive icon, for some the coupe more than the roadster. This e-book covers the car's history, lets the reader experience a special pre-production roadster and comes like all other books by the author superbly illustrated with many recent color photos. It explains in detail the chassis number and data card and ends with two men, who used the Gullwing as daily driver