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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.
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: $2.99 USD. 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.
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: $7.99 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.
A Driver's Guide to Commercial Vehicle Inspection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
A simple guide for completing the daily commercial vehicle inspection.
The Mercedes W112 Fintail
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The innovative 300SE W112 was the most technically advanced sedan at its launch in 1961. Yet it disappointed its makers in terms of sales. But image-wise it was a clever move, as 190D owners saw a bit of that 300SE in their own car. This e-book tells the car’s full story. It comes with a buyer’s guide, a look at its recent price development and explains chassis number and data card in detail.
No Fighting Chance-Ireland's Lady of the Lake Disaster of 1833
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
No Fighting Chance recounts the "little Titanic" disaster when 250 Irish emigrants were abandoned by their drunken captain after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. The few survivors were also later left for dead or murdered by their capricious captain. The book also follows the other tragedy Ireland experienced at the time when Simon Byrne lost the longest championship fight in history.
Aerospace Manufacturing: How the Aviation Industry Shaped American Manufacturing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016 by Brithe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The aviation industry ushered America into modernization. Manufacturing changed from shops that created product from ore to assembly, to a paradigm shift of specialty mechanization. Shaping not only the manufacturing industry within America, but inspiring a pathway for the international manufacturing industry of the future.
America's Highways: History from 1776 to Modern Times: Early Turnpike Era, Roads, Canals, Motor Age, Scientific Roadbuilding, Federal Aid, National Defense, Interstate System, Bridges, Construction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 328,870. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This book has been written for a widely diversified audience—those interested in the general history of our Nation's highways and those whose interest might be more narrowly confined to matters relating to the technical aspects of highway transportation.