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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
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.
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.
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.
Trucking Business Secrets: How to Start, Run, and Grow Your Trucking Company
Price: $4.99 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.
The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
2015 Revised Edition The Rogue Aviator is a memoir of a fun-loving, adventurous pilot during a unique and tumultuous aviation career. The pulse-racing aviation anecdotes are spiced with humor, pathos, and poignancy along with a smattering of decadence and debauchery. An additional theme of this book presents an insider's view of the aviation industry and the results when the profit factor trumps
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.
How To Sell Cars... Because You Can and Should!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales & Marketing
Jack began in the industry in 1974 and has been in nearly every position in the Auto Dealerships. He ran his own auto repair business then got into automotive retail sales in 1980. Jack moved up quickly. Working as a trainer for 15 years Jack Helped over 1500 salespeople begin and continue successful careers in the business. He is also an actor and motivational speaker.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learning to Fly in 21 Days
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This book is not intended as a technical manual but is a motivational account of the author's experience in gaining a pilot's licence and how it feels to learn to fly. It has been written to enable potential pilots to understand exactly what they are about to undertake and hopefully prepare them for the pain and challenge they will feel as well as the elation of finally gaining their Licence.
An Aeronautical Engineer’s View….. The Vought F4U Corsair And its Contemporaries
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
An Aeronautical Engineer's View.....The Vought F4U Corsair and its Contemporaries (6th Edition), by Tom Brinkman, is a well researched, factual and historical description of five legendary United States fighter aircraft of WW II - the Vought F4U Corsair, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American P-51 Mustang, Grumman F6F Hellcat, and Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
Seconds To Disaster. Europe Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
The Mercedes W111/W112 Coupes and Cabriolets
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
The two-door W111/112 models belong for many Mercedes fans to the most beautiful cars created by Daimler-Benz after WWII and this 200-page book tells their full story. Updated March 2018, it comes with a comprehensive buyer’s guide and over 160 mostly recent non-Daimler AG color photos. Chassis number and data card are explained in detail plus price developments until Feb. 2018 discussed.
On the Wrong Line: How Ideology and Incompetence Wrecked Britain's Railways
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 149,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Kemsing Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Britain's rail privatisation was one of the greatest political failures of recent history. This acclaimed book serves as a valuable reminder of the risks of privatising a single, state-owned service and breaking it up into competing entities, linked by contracts instead of a shared service ethos... mistakes the Coalition Government now seems determined to repeat with the National Health Service
Flight Attendant Joe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,070. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nothing is off limits in this comical collection of true-life drama that occurs at 38,000 feet, and anywhere else Joe finds himself.
Hauling Checks
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,430. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A comedy about the darker side of aviation. A cast of degenerate pilots, who work for a shady night time air cargo operation, take you on a flight through the unfriendly skies. The pilots abuse every reg in the book in their quest to make deadlines for their high value cargo. As the company falls on hard times, management resorts to questionable measures to save the failing airline.
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”