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Marquis de Portago Spanish Ferrari Driver and Playboy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Marquis de Portago was an all around athlete who competed in death defying sports like steeplechase, bobsled, and sports car racing. He had affairs with international celebrities like model Dorian Leigh and Mexican actress Linda Christian. From a family of Spanish aristocracy and the Count of Barcelona became the godfather of his children. My book was researched minutely from vintage newspapers.
America’s New Mach 6 Air Speed SR-72
Price: Free! Words: 80. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
The "Son of SR-71 "Black Bird" with the SR-72 flying at 16+ miles up. The new normal is that speed & altitude trumps stealth, so China & Russia..."Catch me if you can"!
Small Motor Carrier - StartUp and Business Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Write Up The Road Publishing & Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Dreaming of your own trucking company? Concise and practical, this quick read provides the foundation for making your dream come true. Tips on finding a niche, writing a business plan for your banker and whether you should have partners are included. Get your future started with this introductory volume in the Small Motor Carriers series written by a quarter-century veteran trucker.
Masten Gregory Formula One And Indy Driver From Kansas, U.S.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Masten Gregory's greatest triumph came in the 1965 Le Mans 24 Endurance Race. Teamed with rookie, and future F1 World Champion Jochen Rindt, he drove a Ferrari that was an underdog at the beginning of the race. At Indianapolis Masten drove one of Mickey Thompson's cars, a small speedster. Gregory defied predictions that he would be killed imminently because of his aggressive driving style.
The Minimal Motorcyclist
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
In The Minimal Motorcyclist, Andrew explains his ideas on traveling small, needing less money and gear before leaving and once on the road, and how to maximize the parts of the trip you will always look back on with pleasure. He careful constructs what you really need to travel, and how to sort those things from the amazing variety of gear available for the motorcyclist.
Learn to Drive (All The Manoeuvres)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Driver education
This book in invaluable for new trainees and trainees learning to drive now, it will allow them to understand just what has to be done for each part of driving, it will give them the confidence needed to progress through to their test.
Learn To Drive (The Complete Version)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Driver education
This book is ideal for new trainees and trainees learning to drive now, it shows them how to do every part of the practical test, it's easy to follow each part, boosting confidence and ability.
A History of Suction-Type Laminar-Flow Control with Emphasis on Flight Research - From the 1930s to the X-21 and the Boeing 757, Swept Wings, Noise, Insect Contamination, Ice Particles, Supersonic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a history of that portion of laminar-flow technology known as active laminar-flow control, which employs suction of a small quantity of air through airplane surfaces.
MrQuickPick's 1-2-3 Business Plan to Unlocking Cars for Profit!
You set the price! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
The Step-by-Step Guide to Make Money Now as a Mobile Locksmith and Roadside Services Provider. MrQuickPick take's you step-by-step through the entire process, covering everything from the tools and training to the successful marketing plan that enables this business model to thrive for practically anyone, anywhere!
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.
Separating the Real from the Imagined: Flight Research at NACA and NASA, 1915-1998 - Experimental Planes and Spacecraft, X-1, X-15, XV-15, X-planes, Muroc, Lifting Bodies, Dryden, Armstrong, Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA book documents the historical R&D program of NASA by focusing on flight research.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
Crafting Flight: Aircraft Pioneers and the Contributions of the Men and Women of NASA Langley Research Center - NACA Aviation History, Apollo Moon Landing, Viking Mars, Jet Airplanes, Wind Tunnels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book provides a great history of NASA Langley Research Center's contributions to aviation and spaceflight.
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
Searching for MH370
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The story of the tragedy of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370. The book examines all the known facts and provides an insight as to what happened to this aircraft. This is a modern day vanishing act that despite all the technology has failed find what happened to the 239 passengers and crew. It also looks at the plight of the families of those on board and the stress they are under.
Musashi
Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial
See the battleship that was recently found by Paul Allen, before and during her sinking.
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.
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Amtrak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Over one hundred passenger train images following Amtrak (and a couple surprises) predominantly through the Pacific Northwest through all seasons and weather conditions. Grab your bag, watch your step, and climb on up. All aboard!
Train Tripping Around Sydney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Travelling around Sydney on a three day, 592 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for exploring one of the world's best known cities by train.
Evel Knievel The Snake River Canyon Jump
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Evel Knievel was in the limelight as a motorcycle stuntman for about eight years between 1967 and 1975. During this period his legend grew throughout the U.S. and worldwide. One night he was drinking at a bar in Montana and was gazing at a photo of the Grand Canyon. He told some people he was drinking with that he was going to jump the Grand Canyon. The U.S. government refused to allow him though.