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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.
Full Size Jeep Buyer's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Provides technical information about the Jeep Wagoneer and Gladiator line from 1962 until 1991. Engine, transmission and other technical information is summarized, as well as a detailed step by step list of areas to examine before purchasing, or to determine improvements. Pictures of a variety of FSJs are included in the book. The author has owned 56 Jeeps, 29 of those "Full Size Jeeps".
Small Motor Carrier - StartUp and Business Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Write Up The Road Publishing & Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Dreaming of your own trucking company? Concise and practical, this quick read provides the foundation for making your dream come true. Tips on finding a niche, writing a business plan for your banker and whether you should have partners are included. Get your future started with this introductory volume in the Small Motor Carriers series written by a quarter-century veteran trucker.
Secrets to Buying Used Cars from a High Volume Purchaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Learn the secrets of buying used cars with no mechanical knowledge or automotive expertise. This is the system that was implemented by a high volume used car purchaser on a regular basis to buy vehicles with a high probability of being mechanically sound. Armed with this information you can eliminate JUNK and know what its worth before even going to physically inspect the auto.
European Style with American Muscle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The beauty, performance and elegance of a European car chassis and body style with an American engine, usually a powerful V8, results in a very fast, small car that is suitable to win races or just to drive around, have fun and look great. These cars are art on wheels and are appreciating in value as it becomes recognized that they are an important chapter in the history of the car.
Rocket Boy - Eyewitness to the Early Railways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
This is the eyewitness account of Edward Entwistle, who drove the famous steam locomotive 'Rocket' during the opening of the world's first passenger railway, and his long life in England and the United States. It is one of the most inportant documents concerning the early years of transport ever produced.
Work At Home Flipping Cars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Are you feeling nervous about your finances? Need another source of a income but don’t think you have the energy to commit to a second job? There are many work at home opportunities, but rarely do you find one that leaves you in complete control. Flipping cars is an alternative way of adding money to your pocketbook.
Marshall Teague
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Marshall Teague was killed at Daytona International Motor Speedway in 1959 while testing an Indy type car built in Terre Haute, Indiana. NASCAR President Bill France used Teague's trial run to gain publicity. The car began veering, crashed and broke in pieces that scattered as far apart as five football fields. Teague was clocked as fast as 160 on the last lap he completed before he crashed.
Bricks & Bones: The Endearing Legacy and Nitty-Gritty Phenomenon of The Indy 500
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Gearhead Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Bricks & Bones: The Endearing Legacy and Nitty-Gritty Phenomenon of The Indy 500, explores the cultural significance, endearing legacy, and nitty-gritty phenomenon of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Bricks & Bones reveals the landscape of this small Indiana town, etched forever in the halls of racing history. Its people, places, and mystique all brought to life by Automoblog.net's Tony Borroz.
Basic Car Maintenance.
Series: Educational Books. ยท All Of My Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Basic Car Maintenance is a book for car maintenance for beginners, and helps you to keep your car in good shape and roadworthy.
Driving Test Tips: Learn the secrets of how to pass your driving test
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Practical hints and tips on how to pass the UK driving test from an experienced driving instructor.
Buying and Riding a Motorcycle in South East Asia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / Pictorial
(5.00 from 1 review)
When it comes to riding Southeast Asia the big question is not "should I buy or should I rent" but rather "where do I even start?" The authors were confronted with just this question as they attempted to plan a motorcycle trip throughout Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia & Laos. Every answer they found was different. So they decided to write this handbook as a guide for other new riders in the region.
How To Be A School Bus Driver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Behavioral management, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do your kids ride a School bus? This is what you need to know to decide if your kids are at too much risk riding the School Buses where you live. Find out how school boards get tricked into making million dollar School Bus mistakes. You would fall for this trick too. Thinking about driving a School Bus? This is the real story...the one no one tells you.
The Crash of a Royal Dutch Airlines KLM Constellation L749 Bombay, India July 12, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The KLM Constellation was a piston engine, propeller plane built by Lockheed from 1943-1958. The day of the Bombay crash, July 12, 1949, journalists on board were returning from an extended tour of Indonesia. The airliner faced multiple difficulties on its approach to the airfield. The pilot faced inclimate weather and flight control failed to route him to another aerodrome. Disaster was imminent.
Cliff Allison British Ferrari Driver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Cliff Allison is an important figure in Formula 1 and sports cars despite having an abbreviated racing career. He began racing Cooper Formula 3 cars at Charterhall, Scotland in 1952. It took three years to gain the attention of Lotus boss Colin Chapman. By 1958 he joined Lotus as Graham Hill's teammate. In 1959 Cliff was recruited as a factory works driver by Enzo Ferrari. He drove F1 until 1961.
Airline Passenger Etiquette: Guide to Modern Airline Travel
Series: Travel, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
(5.00 from 1 review)
What is it about airline travel (in Coach/Economy) that brings out the worst in people? Brief and to the point, this short eBook is written in plain English for anyone travelling on airlines who wants to make the experience more enjoyable. Follow the advice for a trouble-free flight. It is written by a seasoned traveller with the keen eye of the social scientist.
A Driver's Guide to Commercial Vehicle Inspection
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
A simple guide for completing the daily commercial vehicle inspection.
My Car Quest Chronicles Volume 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The automobile as art begins with the shape, but the engineering and performance must match the beauty of that shape. The cars I write about are works of art, in my opinion. This is a collection of my favorite articles from my blog, My Car Quest. Because I have more space in an ebook than on a blog I have added more information, so these articles are not identical to those posted on My Car Quest.
Jet Engines: Great Invention Ideas: The Story of Frank Whittle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, They Laughed at Galileo and many more.... The story of Frank Whittle and how he overcame huge odds to make sure his vision would win a war and change the world forever, despite fierce opposition from Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force.
Railway Scene 2018
Series: Long Long Short Long - Railway and Railroad Images. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Rail fans, scale train modelers, cubicle convicts, and many modern walks of life can find an interesting railroad scene or train engine to enjoy in this sprawling tome covering our part of the rail world in the year 2018. Includes some rolling stock and other snippets of railroading as it was along Class I and smaller lines in-and-around the Pacific Northwest.