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Flying Bass Strait
Price: $0.99 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.
Life on a Coastal Tug
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Pleasure boaters will frequently see tugs and ships, but were they anything other than a moving blip on the seascape to the observer? I have worked on coastal tugs for over thirty years and I can tell you that it's not just a skill and a job, but an entire way of life. This book gives an idea as to what daily life is like on a commercial, sea going tugboat.
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.
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.
Classic Honda Fours: riders' reports on old Honda motorcycles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
rider's reports on CB750, CB650, CB550, CB500, CB400, CBX550, CBX750 and more
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!
Classic Honda Twins: Riders' reports on sixties and seventies motorcycles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Real rider's reports on Honda twins from the sixties and seventies.
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
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!
Montana Freightdog II
Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flying the airmail run in Montana, safely, was the primary goal after taking the job. Marriage and subsequent arrival of three beautiful children perfected the situation. Dragged kicking and screaming into parenthood, sleep deprived and tortured by stepping bare-footed on Legos in the middle of the night, one man realizes after almost thirty years what a blessing had been bestowed upon him.
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.
The Last Boomer Rides On
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Richard Whitehouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
(4.00 from 1 review)
A book without war or violence, written by an older fun loving lady. An adventure on 2 continents and oceans with some sex when the wrinkles of age are forgotten. A lesson in how to have fun, enjoy life seeing the world on some very different forms of transport including a passage on a container ship that passes through the Panama Canal. Some naughty words and lots of photos are included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Steam Dreams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial
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.
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.