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Visual Approach Basic Perspective
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Many airlines have experienced incidents or accidents while performing a visual approach although the weather is in perfect or near perfect condition due to the lack of knowledge of how to perform or estimate the position of the aircraft visually without any aiding instruments ex: PAPI/ VASI/center line marking This book discuses this issue in hope of educating how to perform a visual approach.
Andrea de Cesaris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Andrea de Cesaris had a lengthy Formula 1 race career and also drove sports cars in endurance races. He started with Alfa Romeo and McLaren and later drove for the fledgling Jordan team in the early 1990s. He earned five podiums and flirted with victory at Spa-Francorchamps on one occasion. The closest de Cesaris came to winning was at Monaco in 1982. His Alfa gave out of gas on the final lap.
Chevrolet Corvette Design, Safety and Wrecks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Pre-1968 Corvettes had a fatal flaw. The cars could quickly become an inferno or flaming torch if they were hit in their rear ends by another auto traveling at a moderate rate of speed. The text of my work recounts the effort of a Sacramento, California attorney to prove that General Motors was partially responsible for a horrific wreck which killed two men and left a woman disfigured for life.
A Driver's Guide to Commercial Vehicle Inspection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
A simple guide for completing the daily commercial vehicle inspection.
No Fighting Chance-Ireland's Lady of the Lake Disaster of 1833
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
No Fighting Chance recounts the "little Titanic" disaster when 250 Irish emigrants were abandoned by their drunken captain after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. The few survivors were also later left for dead or murdered by their capricious captain. The book also follows the other tragedy Ireland experienced at the time when Simon Byrne lost the longest championship fight in history.
Авто-30
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: Russian. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Essay » Business
Покупка подержанного автомобиля, что нужно знать, советы по осмотру чтобы не купить авто хлам.
Top 21 Hiperesportivos: os carros mais belos e velozes do mundo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Se você é um apaixonado por carros, não vai querer perder esse ebook, com os 21 melhores hiperesportivos já produzidos. Conheça de perto carros como: Bugatti Chiron, Koenigsegg Regera, Bugatti Veyron, Lotec Sirius, McLaren F1, W Motors Lyka, Hypersport Ruf, Ferrari LaFerrari, Pagani Huayra, Ferrari F12 e muitos outros esportivos dos sonhos.
Top 21 Hypercars: The Best and Fastest Car Ever Made
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This ebook features the most astounting cars you have ever seen. The most fast, beautiful and, of course, expensive cars. With updated information and very nice pictures.
The Things We Do for Money…! Everything you always wanted to know about taxis but the driver wouldn’t tell you . .
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The first book about the Taxi Industry, this book has something for everyone: for cabbies a common theme with which they can identify; a word about the various authorities, companies & cab owners; & heaps of interesting information with over 40 pages of their questions and answers: Can I smoke in a cab? How much does a cabbie earn? Do cabbies get solicited? Do taxis carry only people & luggage?
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.
Aviation secrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Aviation secrets. Interesting facts and funny short stories taken from the real-life experiences of a flight attendant.
An American Airlines DC-3 Crashes In The Mississippi River Memphis, Tennessee February 10, 1944
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The DC-3 is one of the most reliable planes ever built. Beginning with the first ones that were manufactured in 1935, the Douglas engineered airplane was preferred by airline companies as well as travelers. As American Airlines Flight 2 neared its landing the local temperature was near freezing. It was completing the Little Rock-Memphis leg of a transcontinental flight from L.A. to New York.
A Venezuelan Airlines Super Constellation Crashes Into The Atlantic Ocean New Jersey Coast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My e-book looks at the unexplained crash of a Venezuelan Super Constellation off the New Jersey coast. The plane had tried to turn back to Idlewild Airport from a position near Norfolk, Virginia. A Civil Aeronautics Board investigation was halted abruptly before a definite conclusion was reached. Many surmised that propeller vibration on one of the plane's wing had led to the fire beginning.
The Crash of an Air France Super Constellation Dakar, Senegal August 29, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 343 an Air France Super Constellation disappeared in a rainstorm near dawn on August 29, 1960. Flight controllers had tracked the plane from an airport in Dakar, Senegal until it mysteriously fell off their radar screens. My e-book looks at the history of the Super Constellation, its advantages, flaws and previous crashes. I have also offered several explanations for the crash that morning.
Wonderlijk maar Waar: De mysterieuze vluchten mh370 en oa582 Ron Puyn
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: Dutch. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
De mysterieuze vluchten mh370 en oa582 is een verhaal uit het boek Wonderlijk maar Waar met waargebeurde verhalen.
Chasing America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
During the summer of 2015, Tracy Farr hopped on his motorcycle and traveled more than 19,000 miles across America looking for an adventure. In the end, he found so much more.
A United Airlines Boeing 727 Crashes Into Lake Michigan August 16, 1965
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The UAL Boeing 727 was flying from LaGuardia to O'Hare International Airport during the summer of 1965. People who watched the plane heard a thunderous roar and saw a flaming plane as it entered the water north of Chicago near Waukegan, Illinois. My e-book looks at the crash, the people on board the airliner and the inconclusiveness of the Civil Aeronautics Board as to the reason for the crash.
An American Airlines Boeing 727 Crash November 8, 1965
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
An American Airlines Boeing 727 was the third fatal crash of an airliner worldwide within a single week. The others involved a French military plane that plunged to the ground in French Somaliland and an Argentine C54 that crashed near Costa Rica. The 727 was on its landing approach in inclimate weather. For whatever reason the flight crew failed to see a hillside in front of them. 58 persons died
An American Airlines Convair Crashes Near Albany, New York September 15, 1953
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Multiple eyewitnesses watched a Convair 240 plunge to the earth near a trailer park in Colonie, New York. Some of the witnesses were already at work and others were inside trailers within several hundred feet of the crash. One woman's trailer was scorched in the intense heat that burned bodies to the point that they were unrecognizable. My e-book looks at the crash and the CAB investigation.
United Airlines DC-3 Crashes Into San Francisco Bay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A United Airlines DC-3 which crashed in February 1937 was the topic of theories proposed by aircraft experts. At first the disaster was attributed to pilot error. An inquiry into the crash concluded without an explanation. Some thought the pilot had miscalculated his altitude or approached at an improper angle. Then an American Airlines plane crashed and its cause was linked to the Bay tragedy.