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FAA National Aviation Research Plan, Portfolio of Goals, Destination 2025, Flight Plan Program - National Airspace System, NextGen, Air Traffic, Human Protection, Crash Safety, Aviation Weather
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Four official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique details about federal plans for the aviation system.
Messerschmidt Me 328
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Nazi Germany's high speed, wooden, low observable, twin-Argus As 014 pulse jet-powered miniature bomber project.
Sound RIDER! @ 10 Years
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
2009 marked the 10th anniversary of what is today the longest running journal about riding motorcycles in the Pacific Northwest. Sound RIDER! @ 10 Years begins in 1999 in a small condominium in Seattle’s Eastlake neighborhood. Over 10 years it blossoms into a full-fledged online magazine, event promotion entity, publishing company and online mercantile.
Flying Lockheed's C-141 Starlifter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter entered USAF MAC service in 1965 as a strategic freighter delivering whatever was needed by US forces at any location around the world often on non-stop air refuelled flights. This ebook relates the typical air refuelling training mission that was essential to keep the Starlifter crews ready to fly anywhere in the world at immediate notice - fly the mission.
Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
Qantas Australian State Airline
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Qantas was formed in 1919 operating a single Avro-504K n Queensland, since Qantas became the national flag carrier and today operates yje latest Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets and the Airbus A380 'Super Jumbo'. with its 'flying kangaroo emblem Qantas was one of the few airlines to manufacture their own airplanes when they undertook assembly of the DH.50 in 1926.
Titanic's Last Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
New take on the 1912 Titanic disaster. Little-known survivor Raimondo Vitillo insisted a ship pulled alongside Titanic, from the shadow of the iceberg. In 1911, White Star Line faced bankruptcy, insurers refusing to pay after the Royal Navy denied responsibility for a collision between HMS Hawke and Titanic’s sister ship Olympic. Did White Star find a radical solution to their financial turmoil?
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.
Titanic 1912
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The original facts and details of the Titanic disaster from the newspapers of the world bring forward the story in a vivid and striking way! Join the news stories in action as the first reports told of the RMS Titanic being towed to Halifax and all the passengers saved in erroneous first reports. Learn how the survivors were saved and about the heroes of the night who sacrificed their own lives
My Foreign Flying Adventures
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This book contains the author's accounts of her long distance trips as a private pilot. They take place to and within Wales, Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, France (twice), California, and Russia. The flights were undertakes by both small aeroplane and helicopter, for Helen has licenses for both. This book should appeal both to pilots and to anyone who enjoys travel and adventure stories.
SAS Airlines - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
SAS as an amalgamation of three airlines can trace its history back to 1918. Post-WW II ABA of Sweden (previously SILA) DNL of Norway and DDL of Denmark were merged into SAS. The first service of the new airline was flown on 5 August 1946 by a Douglas DC-4 in SILA markings, as there had not been time to paint the new SAS name and emblem on the airplane.
Blood Highways
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Blood Highways is the heart-wrenching account of the biggest product liability case in history: the Ford-Firestone fiasco. At the center of the story are two people: Tab Turner, a charismatic trial attorney from Arkansas, and Donna Bailey, a single mother and outdoor enthusiast who who fought back from the brink of death to confront those ultimately responsible for her accident.
Help! They're All Out to Get Me! The Motorcyclists Guide to Surviving the Everyday World.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Instructional "How To" Safety book for Motorcyclists. As useful for returning riders as for new comers to the sport as well as seasoned vets who want to refresh a few things.
The Air Travel Trigger Effect: Discover The Secret Effect That Kills Thousands Of Airline Passengers Every Year
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Series: DeliveredOnline Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This book shows how to avoid illness and even death as a result of the trigger effect caused by air travel. Thousands of people fall ill or die every year from the trigger effect; that is, from diseases or medical conditions that can be tipped or triggered into a critical phase during or after an air trip. If you ever travel by air this book is a 'must read'.
Steam Dreams
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the early 1980s, three former trainspotting friends meet for reunion weekend to travel on a steam special. They hope to relive the excitement they felt as boys when they would spend hours on cold and windy platforms hoping for some good "cops". Dave Lowe is a civil servant and amateur photographer; Doctor Peter Thrales is a noted academic and Gordon "Dub" Walker a local council worker.
Russian Test Pilot - Charmed Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Russian test piiot Anatoly Kvotchur survived ejection from the Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum twice on the second occasion the event witnessed at RAF Fairford IAT in the UK by this author.
The First Ferraris
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
This book includes some of the first cars built by Enzo Ferrari. The 125 S and the 166 MM are included and are considered some of the rarest Ferraris in the world. A brief history and well-taken photos make this book great for car buffs of all ages.
Horten Ho 18 All-Wing Bomber-Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Enjoy Dr David Myhra’s exciting next chapter in the “Luftwaffe Project Design Board”, the 2 part book about Reimer Horten’s Ho 18, the world’s first proposed intercontinental bomber!
Chroniques cosmopolites et autres décollages
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: French. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
"Chroniques Cosmopolites et autres décollages" tente d'initier le lecteur à ce métier spécifique qui lui a permis de former des équipages dans plus de 20 pays. Volontairement limités aux décollages, ces récits s'adressent aux passionnés d'aviation et à tous ceux qui rêvent de décoller un jour ! Le sérieux, l'humour, les convictions et les incertitudes y sont déclinés sous diverses latitudes.
Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
By award-winning author Pat McCord, Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism takes a pragmatic look at this common affliction from the point of view of today’s air travel issues, airline safety records, aircraft construction, and the philosophy of life and death. Stories from fearful flyers and others intersperse the narrative with anecdotes that take the reader beyond the usual cure-all books.