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A History of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) - Edgar Gorrell, World War II, Pan Am and British, Airlines, MATS, MAC, Military and Emergency Airlift, Cargo, Management, Enhancement, Desert Shield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,010. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the story of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 272,180. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
By Day and By Night - The B17 and Lancaster Bomber Story
Price: $12.49 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The third book in the series tells the amazing story of America’s B-17, the Flying Fortress, and Britain’s Lancaster Bomber, the most renowned bombers of World War II.
Against All Odds - The Guinea Pig Story
Price: $12.49 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The second book in this series follows the history of the ‘Guinea Pig Club’, founded by the brilliant plastic surgeon, Sir Archibald McIndoe.
The Blenheim Bomber Story
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The first book in this series tells the fascinating story and heroic reconstruction over two decades of the world’s only airworthy Bristol Blenheim bomber.
Classic Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base - A Career in Test and Evaluation: Reflections and Observations, Test Pilot Charles Adolph Oral History, F-111, Stall-Spin Testing, Culture, Combat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,340. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a fascinating oral history of Charles "Pete" Adolph, who retired as Director of Test and Evaluation.
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of The Galway General Omnibus Company of County Galway in Ireland
To Love An Aluminum Bitch: Stories & Lyrics of Aviation Maintenance & Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance
Aviation tales and poetry that will have you believing in heroes made of metal as well as flesh and bone; and dreaming of dancing in the upper atmosphere, even if our feet are most always stuck on the ground.
Alfred Speedy Thompson NASCAR Legend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Speedy Thompson ran a successful family business called Monroe Welding in Union County, NC. Like his father and brother he chose race cars as his profession and raced in the modified and sportsman classes before going into Grand National NASCAR racing in 1950. My e-book was written largely from newspaper clippings that bring readers first hand accounts of vintage stock car races in the 1950s.
A Flight Below Ground
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The concept of having airfields underground has been a long considered possibility however those who promote the idea are considered to be slightly unbalanced. However when all the issues and advantages are considered then the feasibility and possibility of such facilities becomes a possible reality. The environmental benefits and new technology make the use of them a cool challenge.
Dangerous Loads
Series: Cambodia Travel Guide Books. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Over 95 pictures with descriptions of amazing and scary loads and things that I have seen while living in Asia for a year and a half. Get this book and learn more about Cambodia and Vietnam and their transport system.
Wolfgang von Trips German Ferrari Formula One Driver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
I have researched my e-book using newspaper clipping, Life magazines, and more recent bound volumes that chronicle the racing career of Wolfgang von Trips. Coming into the final Grand Prix of 1961 von Trips was leading his teammate, Phil Hill, by the narrowest of margins. If the German placed between 1st and 3rd at Monza, site of the Italian Grand Prix, he would win the coveted world championship.
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
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.