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Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally a glossary is included with definitions for dozens of various items.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
Resumed in Protest: the Human Cost of Roads
Price: Free! Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
This story is a blueprint – a written documentary and tangible map of a grassroots activist community initiative of people versus the machine. It documents the reckless and sad destruction of a community, and serves as testament to the impact of poor planning and decision making.
The Galway Train
Price: Free! Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The story of the Railway Service in County Galway Ireland from 1851 to 2016.
His Wind Beneath My Wings
Price: Free! Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Lessons and experiences shared from this Christian pilot's own mishaps and pilot training experience.
Pilentum Television - Model Railroad and Model Railway - Filmography
Price: Free! Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Pilentum Television is one of the leading video networks for toy trains, model trains, model railroading and railway modelling. Pilentum would like to present the largest model railroad layouts and the finest model railway displays on YouTube and on Dailymotion. This book contains a filmography.
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.
Pilentum Television Filmography: Model Trains - Model Railroad - Rail Modeling - Model Railroading - Model Railway - Railway Modelling
Price: Free! Words: 54,460. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Pilentum Television is one of the leading video networks for toy trains, model trains, model railroading and railway modelling. Pilentum Television presents high-quality documentaries about the wonderful miniature world of model trains. In order to keep track of all video films, this e-book was created. It is a filmography containing descriptions and additional information about the movies.
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.
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.
Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A brash, funny, and downright ballsy memoir about the ups and downs of a flight attendant's life in the air.
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
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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
Tesla: How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Remade the Automotive and Energy Industries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
Tesla changed the way the public perceives electric vehicles, and that was just the beginning. It went on to redefine the automobile itself, and now aims to do the same to the energy industry. This is a comprehensive history of the company, told by the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
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.
Taking The Long Way Home: Germany to Newfoundland by Motorcycle, Scooter and Van, The Collected Chasing Summer Articles
Price: Free! Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Friendly kidnappings by Russian bikers, flying motorcycles off of cliffs in Mongolia and adopting a beach dog in Thailand are all part of Sherrie & Patrick's year of chasing summer. This is the collected essays of her Chasing Summer column she wrote during 2011 and 2012. A must read for anyone who has ever dreamed of packing everything up and hitting the road.
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 Avoid Being Stuffed With The Car You Don’t Want!
Series: How to Avoid Being Stuffed With The §#**€ You Don't Want!, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 44,080. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
2 checklists with step-by-step instructions to save you time, effort, money and grief! On The Phone - in 10 minutes you'll know if you want to view that car At The Viewing - in 10 minutes you'll know if the car and the seller are straight. You don’t get dirty hands. You don’t crawl under cars. You don’t need any mechanical knowledge at all.
Mondo Aeroporto
You set the price! Words: 30,410. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Nato dal grande successo dell'omonimo blog, Mondo Aeroporto proverà a strapparvi un sorriso con aneddoti e storie estrapolate dalla quotidianità di chi l'aereo lo prende, per lavoro o per vacanza. Talvolta alcune esperienze vissute da viaggiatori di ogni tipo sembrano uscite dai palchi di un cabaret o da una candid camera.
Legendy naszej motoryzacji - Polish Edition po polsku
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: Polish. Published: November 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Wybierz się w pasjonującą podróż przez ponad 100 lat historii polskiej motoryzacji.