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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.
Aviation at the Edge
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Three thousand feet above the Zambian bush, the DHC2 Beaver had only ten minutes' fuel remaining. Night was drawing in; ground features were indiscernible. I could not raise anyone on the radio. Would this be the end?
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
Into the Wild Blue Yonder
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Into the Wild Blue Yonder is the most comprehensive book about the formative years of the airlines ever written. It covers many airlines that didn't survive, the people who were involved with the formation and operation of the early airlines, and the planes they flew.
Building Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)
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.”
Doctor Who? The Atomic Bomber Beeching and his War on the Railways.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,980. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Doctor Who? Richard Beeching is the infamous architect of massive British railway closures in the 1960's, designed to boost the roads lobby.He was also, revealed for the first time, one of the key designers of the British A-bomb. Doctor Who's story is employed by the author to attack the inability of British transport planners and politicians to design a coherent transport policy.
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
Happy Henry Unleashed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,050. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A giant retard and his pensioner mentor let loose on the UK, France, Spain and Thailand
With my head in the clouds – part 1
You set the price! Words: 163,060. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
We landed at Prestwick on the Scottish west coast after just five hours and one minute from take-off at JFK. The scheduled time was six hours and twenty minutes so this was some achievement and to this day has never been beaten by a scheduled aircraft.
Until the Sea Shall Free Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Only three men survived the wreck of the SS Marine Electric. What they did then changed history forever.
Improving TSA's Public Image: Customer-Focused Initiatives to Encourage Public Trust and Confidence - Training, Messaging, Wait Times, Social Media, Guestology, Security, Crisis Communications
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,130. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report explores TSA's public-image challenges and identifies customer-focused solutions. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can improve its public image by looking at the problem from the customer's perspective.
Travels by Motorcycle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Biking tales from around the world, weird bikers on odd machines in strange places.
The Career Cost: Does It Pay for a Military Pilot to Leave the Service for the Airlines? Aviation Retention, Military Compensation, Flight Pay, Allowance for Housing, Subsistence, Airline Compensation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military and airline compensation for pilots. The military is experiencing a pilot retention problem that is getting worse.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
1000 Historic Automobile Sites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Worldwide bestseller! At last, a comprehensive reference book featuring 1000 of the world’s most interesting historic automobile sites for the auto enthusiast. Listed are names addresses, tel for: museums, collections, homes, birthplaces, factories, racing circuits, gas stations, Route 66, memorials, gravesites, curiosities, celebrity cars, racing cars, film cars, prototypes, models, worldwide.