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A Braniff Airways DC-7C Crashes At Miami International Airport March 25, 1958
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Braniff Airways, based in Oklahoma, sued engine maker Curtiss-Wright in the aftermath of a March 25, 1958 DC-7C crash at Miami International Airport. Individual passenger lawsuits were filed as late as 1963 and 1964. The suits weren't decided until 1969. Most were filed in Federal Court in New York City. The litigation pertained to Curtiss-Wright's knowledge that their engines were defective.
A Northwest Orient Airlines Boeing 720B Crashes In The Florida Everglades February 1963
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 705 crashed on a day when tornado warnings were issued in southeast and central Florida. It was only the second crash ever at Miami International Airport. The Boeing 720B lost contact with the radio tower at MIA only seven minutes after takeoff. The pilot, Roy Almquist of Rosemont, Minnesota, was cleared to ascend to FL250. He turned the plane left 30 degrees.
Ridealong with Synovia Solutions
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
In this inaugural edition of the magazine, we dive into insights into GPS tracking. We’ll share key stats and surprising metrics. We’ll also explain how you can pave the way with GPS, from selection through installation, and expose any risks you may face along the way. And finally, we’ll feature Synovia’s new software platform, and explain why with Synovia you don’t have to ask – you know.
The 1955 Ford Crown Victoria's Defective Brake Mechanism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Tort lawsuits involving two Ford Crown Victoria owners are profiled in my e-book. Late 1950s indemnity suits weren't like 1970s cases vs. the Chevrolet Corvair and Volkswagen Beetle years later. However, justices in trial courts and appellate divisions began to rule against manufacturers that knowingly delivered cars made with obvious defects. Among these were flawed brake mechanisms on Fords.
A Flying Tiger Line Super Constellation Crashes Into A North Hollywood Suburb December 15, 1962
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
1962 wasn't a good year for the Flying Tiger Line. The North Hollywood plane crash in December was its 4th during the year. Another Super Constellation carrying troops had to be ditched in the North Atlantic. It lost power in several engines and there had been no other recourse. Another airliner flown by the company was lost in the Pacific Ocean. Flying Tiger formed after World War II in 1946.
A Pan American-Grace Airliner Vanishes in the Andes Mountains Santiago, Chile July 16, 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The fate of a Pan American-Grace airliner wasn't known for twenty months after it lost radio contact following takeoff in July 1932. Mountaineers working at an inn near the Chile-Argentine border recognized the plane's wreckage in 1934. The delay in recovering the remains of the San Jose were attributed to deep snowfalls and sparse melting. The crash was located at the base of Mount Aconcagua.
A Continental Charters C-46A Pittsburgh to Buffalo Flight Disappears on December 29, 1951
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The search for a vanished C-46A commercial flight that originated in Miami, Florida continued for hours and days after the plane departed Pittsburgh after 9:00 p.m. on December 29, 1951. Numerous organizations and individuals contributed planes, water craft, and cars to assist the effort. The Civil Aeronautics Board opened an investigation into the crash that continued into January 1952.
A United Airlines DC-4 Crashes Into Medicine Bow Peak Albany County, Wyoming October 6, 1955
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 409 was a Douglas C54BDC that originated at New York's La Guardia Field on October 5th. On October 6th the plane missed a scheduled checkpoint over Rock Springs, Wyoming. After this search planes were dispatched from numerous locales to find the missing aircraft. The UAL pilot was a veteran of twelve years with the airline company. Flight 409 was due to land in Salt Lake City at 9:06 MST.
United Airlines Flight 823 The Crash of a Viscount 745D Turboprop Parrottsville, Tennessee July 9, 1964
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Civil Aeronautics Board investigators used a newly adopted jigsaw puzzle method to identify and reconstruct wreckage of the downed Viscount aircraft. They were joined by FBI agents who confiscated papers carried by passengers en route to a meeting at the Oak Ridge Atomic Energy base. Early indications indicated that no bomb was detonated. However a full explanation was delayed for many months.
Balloon Assisted Transportation
You set the price! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mechanics / Aerodynamics
Use balloons to lighten not airlift vehicles off the ground. Use engine heat to produce hot air lift. Use inflated airfoils to achieve lift for cars and ships. Use inflated airfoils as sails in some cases at sea. Use lift to allow ships and barges through waterways not otherwise deep enough. 3 in 1: heat, lighten, foil lift - to increase fuel efficiency of cars and ships, trains and barges too.
Uber Diva
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
She's sitting on a secret. The Uber Diva teaches drivers tricks of the trade while instructing passengers on how to avoid getting slapped with a 1 Star rating. Meet the freaks, learn the equipment, and see how this diva survived when a drunk driver T-Boned her car. Based on true rideshare experiences in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Advanced devices for modern cars
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
There are many types of advanced devices in the market which are used on a large scale. In order to get good results with modern cars it is important to keep them in good conditions. Systems of modern cars could cause some problems with the passage of time. This is due to errors in software programs and attacks from viruses or problems in working of some parts of vehicles.
Grandes Barcos de la Historia - Descubre las asombrosas embarcaciones que surcaron los mares
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2017 by Editorialimagen.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Transportation / Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Un breve recorrido a través de la historia de algunos grandes barcos. Incluye el vapor, la marina de guerra, los pesqueros y la marina mercante. Contiene dibujos a todo color y esquemas que explican el funcionamiento de las diferentes máquinas flotantes. El niño podrá desarrollar habilidades comparativas mediante el reconocimiento de los diferentes barcos usando dibujos para colorear.
Grandes Trenes de la Historia - Descubre las legendarias locomotoras que transitaron por este mundo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2017 by Editorialimagen.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Trains, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Un breve recorrido a través de la historia de algunos grandes trenes. Desde las primeras máquinas hasta la aparición de los ferrocarriles más modernos. Contiene dibujos a todo color y esquemas que explican el funcionamiento de las diferentes locomotoras. El niño podrá desarrollar habilidades comparativas mediante el reconocimiento de los diferentes trenes usando dibujos para colorear.
Basic Car Maintenance.
Series: Educational Books. · All Of My Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Basic Car Maintenance is a book for car maintenance for beginners, and helps you to keep your car in good shape and roadworthy.
British Seagull Owners Handbook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is an opportunity to view an original copy of the British Seagull Owners Manual 26th Edition. Photocopied pages of an original manual with some extra side notes.
Airbus Flight Control Laws: The Reconfiguration Laws
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Continuing the discussion on Airbus flight control laws started with Airbus A330 Normal Law: Putting fly-by-wire into perspective. Covered here are the Airbus reconfiguration laws, those that become effective when Normal law can no longer function. It provides additional insight into these flight control laws for the pilots who fly them and for interested aviation enthusiasts.
Home Burglary and Car Theft Protection Hacks: 12 Simple Practical Hacks to Protect and Prevent Home and Car from Robbery
Series: Life 'n' Hack. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Security, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Imagine coming home one day and seeing your place has been broken into and robbed - or leaving for the parking lot and noticing your car is gone! Are you thinking that something like this will never happen to you? Then you are as a foolish as the next unexpected victim because these things happen every day to those with this exact careless naivete of not securing their home and car from burglary.
Developing and Implementing a Commercial Vehicle Maintenance Program
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
A book designed to help motor carriers create and implement a maintenance program for their fleet.
No Green Car Nation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
No Green Car Nation is a book that sorts fact from fiction in many areas concerning cars. It covers electric and hybrid cars, and takes a global view on the damage cars do to the environment. It explains much of the misleading advertising surrounding cars and the attempt to hide their true environmental impact. Progress is not always progress when it comes to the environment.