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Helicopter Flight Instructor Course Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
While doing her flight instructor course some years ago, helicopter instructor and writer Helen Krasner kept an on-going diary of the highs and lows, the difficulties and successes, her disappointments - and the eventual favourable outcome. This is the story of that six week course. Should be of interest to anyone who flies...or indeed anyone who's ever set themselves a difficult challenge.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual - FM 55-21 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual (FM 55-21) provides a standard code of operating rules for personnel engaged in the operation of military railways.
Flying Bass Strait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
Aston Martin at Le Mans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
A complete History of Aston Martin at Le Mans (1928-2005)
NASA's First A: Aeronautics from 1958 to 2008 - From NACA to the Space Age, Dryden, Langley, Ames, X-Planes, Faget, Hypersonics, Lifting Bodies, V/STOL, Rutan, NASP, SST, Composites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's aviation programs, starting with NACA research in the 1940s and 1950s through the space race to current times.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.
The Failure of Homeland In-Security: The Government's Dirty Little Secrets from an Insider
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The insider mentioned in the subtitle of this book is me, federal whistleblower Cathy Harris. I wrote this book to inspire and encourage other trailblazers facing crossroads in their lives to listen to their hearts. Do what’s right! Stand up for justice! Not only will others’ lives be enriched, so will your own.
The Big Car Con
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why do car makers spend so much on advertising? Why is congestion still such a problem? Why do so many motorists buy expensive gas-guzzlers? Imagine if cars were designed by engineers rather than by the marketing department. ‘The Big Car Con’ shows how it is possible to both improve our transport system and reduce motoring costs . Buy this book, cut your motoring costs and save the world!
The Titanic Mystery - A Complete Account with Newspaper Clippings, Descriptions, Photos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Mystery of the Titanic - A Complete Account With Photos, Newspaper Clippings, & Description. Titanic 100 years: April 15, 1912 to April 15, 2012 NOTE: Edition 2.0 had enlarged all photos and newspaper clippings to make the book more friendly for everyone! Also tables adjusted so that you can see them clearly now! Thank you!
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
Flying Away from Fear - Take a leap and Fly away.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
Written by a qualified pilot with many years of experience working with nervous passengers, this book aims to bring together the facts in a clear and concise way, reassure you that flying is an extremely safe method of transport, learn to trust the professionals responsible for your flight, and suggest coping techniques to help relieve your anxiety before and during your flights.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
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.
My Foreign Flying Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
Cambridge Commuter
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
From November 2012 - December 2014 I commuted from Cambridge to London Kings Cross. Every day I spent four hours of my day travelling. This book is intended to share tips about how to travel faster and more efficiently when commuting from Cambridge, UK to London Kings Cross station in London, UK.
Saqqara Bird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Popular culture
Attention all you ancient alien believers! Here's a replica of what our friends way out in the Cosmos gave the early Egyptians over 2,300 years ago. But for now all we have left is a 7 inch wooden scale model. Who knows what maybe still buried under the sands near the Pyramids. A full sized exotic flying machine? This ebooks answers some of these questions and poses a few more! Enjoy!
Your Moving Guide to an Organized Relocation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Moving can be overwhelming, but with patience, organization and a good sense of humor, it can be accomplished without the loss of hair or sanity (assuming you had those things to start with). This guide will help you with issues such as determining which items you will be taking, how to pack or if a professional mover is needed. It's your best investment for saving time and money.
Energy and EV Secrets: How the volt, plug-in hybrids, electric cars and e-bikes can save energy and cut your gas prices
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Energy and EV Secrets lays out the pressing energy concerns and shows the way to the EV Solution; pressing concerns like your bank account and how imported oil threatens national security, the economy, and good jobs. It shows that the EV Mindset can let you fight high gas prices and get past all the big obstacles to driving electric cars and plug-in vehicles of all kinds.
Make Money Selling Auto Parts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
Make Money Selling Auto Parts! Do you need some extra money or a new income? Use our proven techniques to make real money in your spare time! Are you finding it hard to work a steady job? This may be your solution! Easily make a few hundred dollars a week or more. This is the information they don't want you to know!
Quick Guide To Getting Your Pilot's License
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This concise, informative guide is jam-packed full of advice to getting your pilot's license. It covers different aviation licensing bodies, a checklist to pick out the right school, and innovative careers to have with a pilot's license.