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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.
Early Railways
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.
Great Western Railway
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry, Nonfiction » History » European
During his career, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built three ships. Each was the largest vessel of their time when launched, and each represented a technological leap forward in ship design. These pieces were originally written for learning packs about historic engineering, and designed as a summary and introduction to the ships. Download the ebook free here.
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.
Up the Airway
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
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
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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.
All About Flying Helicopters
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is the third collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". The book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include flying helicopters in marginal weather, flying different helicopter types, and becoming a professional helicopter pilot and/or instructor.
Flying Small Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A collection of former flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles. The first in a series of four books, this one looks at the smaller helicopters on which most people learn to fly, such as the Robinson R22, R44, Schweizer 300CBi, and Bell 206 JetRanger. Each helicopter is described in detail, with its flight characteristics, history and specifications.
Basic Car Maintenance.
Series: Educational Books. · 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.
Learning to Fly Aeroplanes and Helicopters
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
A collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, the articles in this book are aimed at those who are interested in learning to fly light aircraft, either fixed-wing or rotary, and those who are currently undertaking the Private Pilot's Licence course.
East Garston - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
An enjoyable history of one of the long vanished branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. East Garston is no more. The site remains, but there is little to show where this once bustling village railway station and its level crossing once stood. East Garston handled a wide variety of agricultural freight, as well as passengers and parcels.
Helicopter Flying Instructor Experiences
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is the fourth collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include getting your first instructing job, conducting trial lessons, teaching emergencies, and how to deal with panicky students. A good read for all aviation addicts!
Lambourn - Stations of the Great Western Railway
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway.
Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
Canvas, sails, marine sanitation systems, redundant systems and fuel systems. Five easy to read chapters explaining the benefits and pitfals of these topics. Choose the best benefit for your money.
Newbury West Fields Halt - Stations of the Great Western Railway
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A dedicated history of one of the more neglected stations on the Great Western Railway. Newbury West Fields Halt is no more. There is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood. Yet it was once a bustling commuter station serving residents of housing estates near Newbury, Berkshire.
Dangerous Loads
Series: Cambodia Travel Guide Books. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Over 95 pictures with descriptions of amazing and scary loads and things that I have seen while living in Asia for a year and a half. Get this book and learn more about Cambodia and Vietnam and their transport system.
Flying Popular Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This is the second collection of flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles, which were first published in a UK aviation magazine. This book looks at seven helicopters which are popular with private owners, organisations such as the police and emergency medical services, and for passenger transport. They include the Eurocopter EC120, 135, and 130, Agusta A109, and the Enstrom 480.
Nifty Fifty Finds, 50 Railroad and Railway Discoveries: Long - Long - Short . Long -
Series: Long Long Short Long - Railway and Railroad Images. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
While trains and railway scenes are interesting, every-so-often you stumble upon a really neat example of something special. This collection of over 150 full color images consists of my top fifty finds throughout the years.
Flying Historic Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This is the third collection of flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles. It looks at six helicopters of historic interest which are rarely seen and flown even less often. Included are the Alouette II, Alouette III, Gazelle, Hiller, Westland Wasp, and Hughes 269A. Included are descriptions of each type, flying experiences, history, and detailed specifications.