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Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
SAS Jets
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
This book completes the SAS Airline history the airline began its jet services with Sud Caravelles, and Convairs moving on to Douglas DC-8s and has continued to present day with an all-jet fleet that includes Airbuses and Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets
SAS Airlines - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
SAS as an amalgamation of three airlines can trace its history back to 1918. Post-WW II ABA of Sweden (previously SILA) DNL of Norway and DDL of Denmark were merged into SAS. The first service of the new airline was flown on 5 August 1946 by a Douglas DC-4 in SILA markings, as there had not been time to paint the new SAS name and emblem on the airplane.
Aer Lingus - A History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Ireland did not establish an airline until 1930 but before it could get itself established WW II intervened and it was not until 1946 that it signed an agreement giving it exclusive rights to operate in and out of Britain even then it troubles were not over.
Mondo Aeroporto
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Nato dal grande successo dell'omonimo blog, Mondo Aeroporto proverà a strapparvi un sorriso con aneddoti e storie estrapolate dalla quotidianità di chi l'aereo lo prende, per lavoro o per vacanza. Talvolta alcune esperienze vissute da viaggiatori di ogni tipo sembrano uscite dai palchi di un cabaret o da una candid camera.
Dangerous Voyaging - in the Merchant Navy
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Price: $4.91 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This book shows what it was like to be at sea during the Second World War.
Qantas Australian State Airline
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Qantas was formed in 1919 operating a single Avro-504K n Queensland, since Qantas became the national flag carrier and today operates yje latest Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets and the Airbus A380 'Super Jumbo'. with its 'flying kangaroo emblem Qantas was one of the few airlines to manufacture their own airplanes when they undertook assembly of the DH.50 in 1926.
Flying Lockheed's C-141 Starlifter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter entered USAF MAC service in 1965 as a strategic freighter delivering whatever was needed by US forces at any location around the world often on non-stop air refuelled flights. This ebook relates the typical air refuelling training mission that was essential to keep the Starlifter crews ready to fly anywhere in the world at immediate notice - fly the mission.
Russian Test Pilot - Charmed Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Russian test piiot Anatoly Kvotchur survived ejection from the Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum twice on the second occasion the event witnessed at RAF Fairford IAT in the UK by this author.
The Big Dipper Route
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A true story of how a young bush pilot matured as a pilot and as a man through solving the problems he encountered, and we gain an insight into the interaction of the white and the native communities in the wilds of the Canadian Arctic.
The Nearly Men
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Over 400 drivers have taken part in World Championship Grand Prix racing, since it's inception in 1950. Some have won championships, others just races. Then there are those who sat on edge of greatness. Those who stood on the podium but cannot claim a victory to their name. This is their story.
His Wind Beneath My Wings
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Price: Free! Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Lessons and experiences shared from this Christian pilot's own mishaps and pilot training experience.
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
Blood Highways
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Blood Highways is the heart-wrenching account of the biggest product liability case in history: the Ford-Firestone fiasco. At the center of the story are two people: Tab Turner, a charismatic trial attorney from Arkansas, and Donna Bailey, a single mother and outdoor enthusiast who who fought back from the brink of death to confront those ultimately responsible for her accident.
My Foreign Flying Adventures
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This book contains the author's accounts of her long distance trips as a private pilot. They take place to and within Wales, Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, France (twice), California, and Russia. The flights were undertakes by both small aeroplane and helicopter, for Helen has licenses for both. This book should appeal both to pilots and to anyone who enjoys travel and adventure stories.
Space Plane: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
A new form of ramjet for hypersonic transports described. Proposes to use hypersonic transport as a spacecraft as well. Hydrogen balloons suggested as a cheap way of getting the ramjet/transport/spacecraft aloft. The craft is intended as a heavylift space transport.
Helicopter Pilot Careers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: British English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
For many years Helen Krasner combined working as a helicopter flight instructor with writing about various aspects of rotary aviation for a number of magazines. Collections of many of these articles have already been published as ebooks, and this new collection contains seven articles which could be particularly interesting to those wanting to know about various helicopter pilot careers.
Flying is Fun
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
This book is based on the aviation articles which Helen Krasner wrote for the magazine Flight Training News during the years 2011 to 2012. From an article about Helen's experiences of learning to fly, "My Learning-to-Fly Nightmare", to several on helicopter flying, to the final article on giving up flying, altogether there are over 22,000 words of flying related information.
Flying Bass Strait
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 5
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!