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Long - Long - Short . Long - : Weekly Training, Railroad Photography Throughout the Year
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
New Year's Resolution: Weekly Training! An entire year of railroad photography, clocking in at nearly 250 pictures, covering images for all 52 weeks, come rain or shine, heck or high water. Hang onto your butt, it's more challenging than you think.
Peter Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Peter Collins was the son of a garage owner who began racing after being suspended from school. He apprenticed with his father and started entering cars in local events. By 1956 he was racing works Ferraris for Enzo Ferrari. Peter's new home was a villa across from the Ferrari factory in Modena. In two years time he had won multiple sports car races and 3 F1 events at Reims, Silverstone and Spa.
Smart Cities in Europe: Open Data in a Smart Mobility context
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 34,410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Online services / general
Key words: Smart Cities; Smart Mobility; Public Sector Information; Open Data; Policy Analysis; Case Studies.
Alan Stacey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Alan Stacey was among the talented drivers who drove for Lotus in the late 1950s and 1960s. The most famous of these was Jim Clark of Scotland. Stacey overcame a great handicap that left him without a lower right leg after a motorcycle accident at 17. His cars were equipped with a special throttle to compensate for this. Stacey's promising career was ended in a fatal wreck at Spa in June 1960.
Jo Siffert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Jo Siffert is among the fastest F1 and sports car drivers to ever compete internationally. He went very far with a sparse amount of quality automotive equipment during a short but very successful career. His 1968 British Grand Prix victory in a Rob Walker entered BRM remains the last independent entry to win a Formula One race. Had Jo lived he would likely have joined a factory team in Formula 1.
Piers Courage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Piers Courage might have won many races in Formula 1 had he joined Scuderia Ferrari, the famous team which courted him to drive for them in 1970. Yet he elected to stay with Frank Williams and De Tomaso, and he soon met a frightful end. My e-book discusses Piers' career from the time he met Williams at Mallory Park in 1961. The text was written from news clippings and various other sources.
Jet Engines: Great Invention Ideas: The Story of Frank Whittle
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, They Laughed at Galileo and many more.... The story of Frank Whittle and how he overcame huge odds to make sure his vision would win a war and change the world forever, despite fierce opposition from Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force.
Fatherland Without Borders
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Vicario Ventura, born in 1951, suspended his high school studies at the age of 26 to direct his footsteps to a port of Colombia and leave as a stowaway on board a foreigner ship, with a backpack as his only possession. Thus, began a life of trips and adventures around the world which he later dedicated to the profession of seaman, compatible with his vocation of solitary traveler.
The Electric Cars, Plug-Ins and Hybrids Handbook
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
This book is invaluable for people considering buying a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle. Learn the secrets of hybrids and e-cars - how affordable they are, what special equipment you might need, and whether one will work for you or not. Be an informed consumer and know more than 99% of all car salesmen about plug-in hybrids and e-cars and the details of owning one.
The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Create your perfect packing list. If you are planning a trip, you must read this free book now. You will discover a quick and easy way to pack every thing you need to guarantee a great trip. Help to ensure your journey with these complete and tested lists covering: *Clothing *Personal hygiene *Miscellaneous items *Traveling with children/family *Electronics. Download now for FREE!
Whisper, an Electric R/C Pylon Racer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
The Whisper is a high speed electric pylon racing remote control aircraft. Plans drawn in CAD and instructions to build your own Whisper, are included with the book. Many successful models have been built of the Whisper. All wood and an easy build provides a great flying model aircraft. Great looks and a low cost airframe will provide many hours of fun R/C flying.
The Art Of Buying A Car
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON A BAD CAR! This is a massive compiled guide on everything revolving around purchasing a car, new or used. I have had some bad experiences in the past that cost me over $11,000. That could have all been avoided with the information i now know and the information provided in this guide.
Men's Dating Maintenance & Repair Manual
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
Why can’t dating be as easy as picking up a car repair manual? Well, it can be! Just because that last dating experience didn’t work, doesn’t mean you’re a failure. The steps are just a little different for repairing a relationship than for fixing a car. You just need to find the right section in the manual for your particular make and model and get your tools out! You're worth it!
Electric Ride - How to Build a DC Electric Motor for a Scooter
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Build your own, DC motor for your scooter. Step by step instructions. Fuel-less Self Charging Many applications
Improving TSA's Public Image: Customer-Focused Initiatives to Encourage Public Trust and Confidence - Training, Messaging, Wait Times, Social Media, Guestology, Security, Crisis Communications
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,130. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report explores TSA's public-image challenges and identifies customer-focused solutions. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can improve its public image by looking at the problem from the customer's perspective.
Northrop N-63 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The Northrop N-63 was a remarkable VTOL turboprop tailsitter fighter proposal in the same class as the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1. The ebook features 66 images of the N-63 and N-63A prototype, including plans, artwork, photos, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
Air Travel for Wheelchair Users
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Are you a wheelchair user and want to learn about the process of traveling by plane before you take off for the first time? Or perhaps you're a frequent flier and would just like to learn how to make the process easier for future flights? Whether you are anticipating your first flight or have flown dozens of times, Air Travel for Wheelchair Users was made for you!
Last of the Long Hunters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This story records the life of a young pilot flying in Alaska’s Frontier Arctic. You’ll experience the front seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on Earth, flying in minus 60 temperatures and horrific storms, airborne among the magnificent mountains and glaciers that only Alaska has to offer. Once you've read this one you’ll not be satisfied unti
Bruno Giacomelli
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Bruno Giacomelli came along when Grand Prix race cars were developing turbo charged engines. Ligier, Renault, Brabham and Alfa Romeo all used them in their F1 cars. Giacomelli was an exceptionally fast racer who had excelled with March BMW in F2. Debuting with McLaren-Ford he drove the majority of his career with Alfa. Derek Daley's Tyrell ran flush into Giacomelli's rear at Monaco in May 1980.
Cape Town's Visible Shipwrecks: A Guide for Explorers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Explore Cape Town's maritime history with this illustrated mini guide to the visible shipwrecks along the coast of the Cape Peninsula. Discover where the visible shipwrecks along the Cape Peninsula coastline are, how to reach them, and their history. Craft an itinerary of historical substance and outdoor experiences as you delve into the links that Cape Town has to the historical ocean economy.