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Learning to Operate Concorde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Operating the Concorde was fun, and packed with events worthy of comment, but learning to operate it, to fly it and manage its idiosyncrasies, both on the ground and in the air, was an experience to document: so I have. In the process I have provided insight as to how, and why, the fatal accident occurred. I didn't want her to die like that. Even though she was old before she was borne.
The Crash of a Standard Airlines C-46E Burbank, California July 11, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Standard Airlines flew between New York and Los Angeles on unscheduled flights in the late 1940s. These flights appealed to any consumers for their discount rates. Among the passengers who died on the SAL C-46 was an Air Force private on furlough to L.A. An in flight altercation between two passengers may have inadvertently caused the plane to crash.
My Cars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a sort of potted history of forty-six years of motoring. It is the story of the vehicles that I have driven, and occasionally wrecked and repaired since I first ventured onto the road. Included are the cars that I wanted to build and the one that I successfully completed.
The Crash Of A Pan Am Stratocruiser Rio De Janeiro, Brazil April 1952
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
There are multiple mysteries involved in the disappearance of a plush Pan American World Airways airliner that crashed en route to New York from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The airplane came down in an inverted position on a mountain in the jungles of central Brazil. It took days to locate the craft and many more to cut through the thick foliage sufficiently to reach the plane. Sabotage was suspected.
The Crash of an Avianca-Colombia Super Constellation Montego Bay, Jamaica January 21, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My e-book looks at a catastrophe that befell an Avianca-Colombia Super Constellation in light of numerous other aviation disasters that occurred in January 1960. New York to Jamaica Flight 671 was carrying passengers en route to winter vacations as well as to South American business meetings. Among the seventeen Americans who perished were the son and daughter in law of a U.S. Senator.
I Thought You'd Be Pleased!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
The two most-dreaded experiences most people face in life are paying taxes and buying a vehicle. After two short stints selling cars, I learned many of the ins and outs of the psychology behind how automobiles are sold. By using real-life car-buying stories and then giving tips on how to best make a purchase, my goal is to help buyers save money.
The Ridesharing Revolution: Uber, Lyft, Didi and Ola at the Vanguard of a Major Paradigm Shift
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
The Ridesharing Revolution explores how Uber, Lyft, Didi and Ola at the vanguard of a major paradigm shift in transportation services. This eBook addresses the Old Paradigm, the Evolving New Paradigm, Rider personas, Driver personas, Service providers, Adoption Facilitators, Barriers to Adoption, Total Cost of Ownership, Adoption Trends, Social and economic impact, Ridesharing resources.
Letters of Indemnity: A Guide to Good Practice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Maritime, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique guide explains how to avoid disputes and problems arising from the use of letters of indemnity.
20 Trucs de Radin
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: French. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Offrez vous pour 6,74€ 20 Trucs de Radin Afin d'Economiser environ 100€/mois (le montant exact de vos économies dépend de vos revenus et de votre mise en application des conseils qui sont donnés dans 20 Trucs de Radin) Le seul risque que vous prenez est d'améliorer votre Pouvoir d'Achat. En avez vous vraiment envie ?
A B-25 Bomber Crashes Into The Empire State Building July 28, 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The twin-engine Mitchell Bomber that crashed into the Empire State Building in late July 1945 was en route to La Guardia Airport from Massachusetts. A veteran pilot was lost in a dense fog. Flying at approximately 1,775 feet the aircraft was beneath a 2,000 feet altitude limit followed by aviators at the time. Aside from the three crewmen on the B-25D eleven building occupants lost their lives.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Motorcycling: How to Decide If You Should Try It
Price: Free! Words: 8,660. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Are you dreaming of getting into motorcycling? Wondering if it's right for you and where to look for useful information from an experienced source? I know how that feels. Here's a low cost first step. One that will enlighten you and save you heartache and money. This book will help you make your decision and avoid the mistakes I made when I first got started on this great adventure. Let's ride!
Resumed in Protest: the Human Cost of Roads
Price: Free! Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
This story is a blueprint – a written documentary and tangible map of a grassroots activist community initiative of people versus the machine. It documents the reckless and sad destruction of a community, and serves as testament to the impact of poor planning and decision making.
Celebrating 50 Years: The Eisenhower Interstate Highway System - History of the Interstate Road and Transportation Infrastructure, Impact on American Culture, Ways to Reduce Congestion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic
In 1956, after much planning and compromise, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid Highway Act, creating the interstate highway system, a project which transformed America forever.
Vulnerability of the United States Railroad System to Terrorist Attacks: Risks to Amtrak Passenger Trains, Tank Cars, Cyber Attacks, Historic Lac-Megantic Oil Train Derailment, Screening Measures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This research focused on the vulnerability of the United States railroad system to terrorist attacks. This research of the railroad system was restricted to long-distance passenger rail (Amtrak) and freight rail.
Sailor talk: Essential words and phrases in 6 languages
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Every experienced sailor can recommend you this book for the easy-to-read and intuitive language.
Messages from the Sea: Letters and Notes from a Lost Era Found in Bottles and on Beaches Around the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
A collection of messages found washed ashore on beaches around the world. The messages tell of foundering ships, missing ocean liners and shipwrecked sailors. Dating from a lost era of seafaring, they demonstrate the brave, lonely and fragile nature of life on the ocean waves.
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.
Dispatch Made Easy - An Aircraft Dispatch Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This book shows what goes into the preparation of a complete flight folder as prepared from the dispatchers desk to the the pilot's hands, to ensure safe and efficient flights every time.
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.