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The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
The Ultimate Asia Train Travel Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Have you ever wanted to travel around Asia and see all the beautiful places this great land has to offer? If you travel by airplane, you miss so much being in the air. If you travel by vehicle, you are cramped for hours and days and by the time you arrive to your destinations you are worn out. The train offers a great mode of transportation giving you the opportunity to relax while you observe the
The Big Dipper Route
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A true story of how a young bush pilot matured as a pilot and as a man through solving the problems he encountered, and we gain an insight into the interaction of the white and the native communities in the wilds of the Canadian Arctic.
AirSafe.com Airline Complaint Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Bringing together information from numerous airlines, government, agencies, and from the AirSafe.com network of web sites, this book provides airline passengers with advice on how effectively complain to their airline or to the TSA when they experience bad service. More importantly, it gives passengers detailed advice on how avoid situations that may lead to a complaint.
Fernweh: A Trans Continental Motorcycle Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.
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.
Your Guide to Buying a Used Car
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Do your homework before buying a used car. Anyone buying a used car has a lot to consider -- from deciding which type of car is right for you to checking out the condition of the vehicle. In this ebook, you'll find sound advice that will help you get the car of your dreams rather than the "lemon" of your worst nightmare.
The B & O Railroad: A Brief History in Time
You set the price! Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The B & O Railroad is the first in a series of books on the History of the railroads that forged America
The Bombing of United Air Lines Flight 629 Denver, Colorado November 1, 1955
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Jack Gilbert Graham ran a Denver, Colorado drive in restaurant and was most experienced as a construction worker. He used his technical expertise to craft a deadly bomb that killed 44 persons on a United Air Lines flight on November 1, 1955. His motive was to collect $37,500 in insurance money that he'd just taken out on his mother, Daisy King. She was a passenger on the doomed airliner.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
The Crash of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 727 Juneau, Alaska September 4, 1971
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 1866 crashed with 111 on board, all of them perishing in the aviation disaster. The Alaska Airlines jet was flown by a veteran pilot who had been with the company since 1955. Questions about official reports filed on the crash by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board prompted an internal investigation conducted by the employees of Alaska Airlines.
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.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of The Galway General Omnibus Company of County Galway in Ireland
Men's Dating Maintenance & Repair Manual
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
Why can’t dating be as easy as picking up a car repair manual? Well, it can be! Just because that last dating experience didn’t work, doesn’t mean you’re a failure. The steps are just a little different for repairing a relationship than for fixing a car. You just need to find the right section in the manual for your particular make and model and get your tools out! You're worth it!
MrQuickPick's 1-2-3 Business Plan to Unlocking Cars for Profit!
You set the price! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
The Step-by-Step Guide to Make Money Now as a Mobile Locksmith and Roadside Services Provider. MrQuickPick take's you step-by-step through the entire process, covering everything from the tools and training to the successful marketing plan that enables this business model to thrive for practically anyone, anywhere!
RMS Titanic : The Rescue Mission
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
While the RMS Titanic was sinking more than a dozen ships were racing to the rescue. This is the story of the rescue mission, including the search for bodies that followed.
50 Transport Home Business Ideas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Part 9 of a series of 10 mini booklets. This book shares 50 practical business ideas you can do with your car, motor-cycle or bicycle - that's just under 2c per idea!
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.
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".