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Flight Attendant's Success Guide
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Vocational
This book has been written to give candidates of flight attendant job a thorough and deep understanding about different systems of interview in airlines as well as general knowledge about the job, their physiological and mental performance in the cabin of an aircraft
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Model Maritime Operations Guide - Description of Operations As a Guide for International Community - Safety, Security, Natural Resources, Mobility, Homeland Security
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,520. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This important U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) document, Model Maritime Operations Guide, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. The purpose of this guide is to describe the U.S. Coast Guard's maritime operations, providing a model to the international community for possible use by countries developing or operating a maritime service.
A330 Normal Law: Putting Fly-by-Wire Into Perspective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document describes the A330 in particular though other Airbus fly-by-wire aircraft are similar but have subtle differences inconsequential to most readers. Normal Law is the normal operating mode of the Airbus fly-by-wire flight control system. Described is a short history of fly-by-wire technology and how the Normal Law handling characteristics and flight envelope protections function and wo
The Soviet Russian Prisoner Ship Indigirka Sinks Off Hokkaido, Japan December 13, 1939 The Ship's Past As Commercial Quaker, An American Rum Runner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The Soviet ship Indigirka carried prisoners from Kolyma and Vladivostok across the Sea of Okhotsk. Destined for Magadan, the ship wrecked in a violent snowstorm off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Running aground in the intense blizzard, Indigirka wrecked around 2:20 a.m. on December 13, 1939. My research has discovered much about the ship's past, including its stint as a rum runner.
The Steamer S.S. Egypt Sinks Off The Brittany Coast Carrying $8 Million In Gold May 20, 1922
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My research has uncovered the names of three of the main Genoan divers who succeeded in finding the immense treasure of gold bullion on board the sunken ocean liner S.S. Egypt. The arduous recovery task lasted more than 10 years. In the meantime scuba divers were faced with a wreck that was 400 feet deep in water. An Italian salvage ship was lost during one of the recovery efforts that failed.
Tower Tales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
´╗┐Fiery crashes, near misses, stunts, mishaps and even encounters with strange lights in the sky. From Harvards and Vulcan Bombers to Airlines and Fighter Jets, Jim Hall has controlled all kinds of aircraft. From his years as a commercial pilot, a bush pilot and in his career as an Air Traffic Controller, Jim's stories are filled with excitement, heroism, and danger.
Admiral Karpfanger German Sailing Ship Lost Off Cape Horn in 1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
Admiral Karpfanger's remains were discovered near the isolated island of Navarino, after it became missing in Antarctic waters some six months earlier, i.e. March 1938. Bound for England the ship was carrying a load of wheat. It was last heard from in August 1938. Initially a Belgian bark named L'Avenir, it regularly competed in cargo races from Australia to England.
Flight Envelopes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
“Flight Envelopes” consists of individual editorial opinion pieces, some of which were first published in Aviation Business Middle East and on various on line blogs. Limited to between approximately five- and six-hundred words, each article can be read in any order as a standalone piece. Relevant for all who are interested in the aviation and aerospace industries.
The Crash of the Norwegian Tanker Stolt Dagali and Zim Israel Liner S.S. Shalom Off New Jersey Coast November 26, 1964
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book recounts the collision of two ships in the early morning hours of November 26, 1964. The accident occurred in international waters, approximately eighteen miles off the coast of New Jersey. Dense fog preceded the tragedy in which the ocean liner S.S. Shalom cut the Norwegian tanker Stolt Dagali in sections. The stern section sank immediately with the loss of 19 Norwegian crew members.
S.S. Brother Jonathan Civil War Square-Rigged Steamer Loaded With $850,000 Payroll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
S.S. Brother Jonathan remained a mystery for more than 125 years after it sank near Crescent City, California on July 30, 1865. Once owned by Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, the square rigged side wheel steamer foundered because it was overloaded with passengers and cargo. 220 feet, the ship was built in 1850. This was an era of ship construction that saw a transition from wind to steam.
Diving On The Andrea Doria And Long Island Shipwrecks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
My e-book considers explorers who made successful dives on the Andrea Doria sunken liner and various schooners, steamers, and tugs that have foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island. Eve Bartram was perhaps the first recorded woman to dive on the Andrea Doria. A fascinating young woman from Pennsylvania, she got into wreck diving after quitting school and taking up mountain climbing.
Electricity for the Novice Model Railroader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
“Electricity for the Novice Model Railroader“ is an introductory guide to electricity as use for model railroading. It starts with a comparison of water systems to electrical systems and progresses to basic troubleshooting of a power bus.
Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Controversy: Government Reports and Hearings - Findings After Two Fatal Crashes, MCAS Software, Design, Development, and Marketing, Certification, FAA Oversight, Lessons, Pilot Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important Congressional and government documents dealing with the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX aircraft controversy.
Railroad Scene 2016
Series: Long Long Short Long - Railway and Railroad Images. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Journey back in time to visit the rails and train activity of 2016 in various parts of the western United States. A visual collection of locomotive power, locations, and rolling stock in over 180 full color images accompanied by notes on date, location, and power ID.
Rail Scene 2019
Series: Long Long Short Long - Railway and Railroad Images. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Railroads, trains, evolving liveries, track-side structures, rolling stock, and more in this look back at railroading in the Pacific Northwest closing out the decade with 2019.
A Journey To Crossroads And Back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
A short trip from one part of the city to the next. Interesting things happen. Who know you might just learn something from all this.
Southwest by Two-Stroke
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,220. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2019 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History
Three Teenagers ride their Yamaha 350’s from Nebraska to California and back in 1973. Relieve the sights and culture of the early seventies during this fun adventure.
Mars Travel Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
A comprehensive travellers guide to Mars, this unusual guide is packed with interesting facts about the history, geography and exploration of the Red Planet. There are even some recommendations on the easiest ways to get there.
The Doom of the Titanic: Outline of the Scenario
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Outline of the plot of the film where the main character is the legendary liner Titanic. Unusual interpretation of the popular story with lots of illustrations.
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.