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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.
Pre-Owned Vehicle Inspection Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
This manual has been written to allow a less experienced person to be more comfortable inspecting a vehicle. It shares some of the simplest and most easily applied techniques used daily by professional inspectors. The tests outlined in this book do not require technical skill or advanced knowledge of vehicles. All you need is a sharp pair of eyes and some patience.
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.
Severe Clear: Chronicles of A Canadian Bush Pilot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Is an aviation term that depicts this book's Critical Insight into Aviation's dangers and lessons learned. Remote living becomes dependent upon astuteness, safety, and ingenuity. Although Northern Bush Flying is the primary subject of this fast paced book, associated living among the aboriginal First Nation Peoples projects additional stories and skills of Bush Life. Flying episodes range...
Can You Survive A Plane Crash
Price: $2.17 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
In 1989 Jan and one hundred and eighty three passengers miraculously escaped after the crash of Flight 232 due to the expert handling of the damaged plane by the pilot Captain Haynes. Standing in the field they could smell burning jet fuel.She saw the mother of a twenty two months old boy heading back to the wreckage to search for her toddler. It was later discovered that he had died.
Rail Transport Infrastructure
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 550. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Rail transport requires extensive infrastructure, and this easy to understand book provides a run through of the many different types of infrastructure and what purpose they serve. With many photos and illustrations, this book is an easy to read and simple introduction to the world of rail infrastructure.
Dispatch Made Easy - An Aircraft Dispatch Handbook (2nd Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A blend of visual aids and diagrams with pointers to the notations, terms and industry standards…this book is really a handbook. It is meant to be a reference of first recourse, meant to help anyone interested in flight dispatching get a hand of information that will propel him into the amazing world of the flight dispatcher.
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.
Tesla: How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Remade the Automotive and Energy Industries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Tesla changed the way the public perceives electric vehicles, and that was just the beginning. It went on to redefine the automobile itself, and now aims to do the same to the energy industry. This is a comprehensive history of the company, told by the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
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.
GPS And Your Driving Test
Price: $12.75 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Tips to master GPS and satnav in the independent driving test
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.
Road Sense for Motorcyclists
Price: $3.02 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
This book "Road Sense for Motorcyclists", in its first edition, educates motorcyclists about road sense by taking a 'man and motorcycle' approach. It explores all the techniques needed to become a total control motorcyclist. It is meant to supplement other exhaustive books and guides already written on motorcycle riding.
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.