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Are Ya' Truckin'?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,670. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
From the highways of the Midwest comes this introduction to what drives America's commerce ... trucking! Whether you're looking to get into the industry as a driver, owner/operator, or just trying to see what the best option for you would be, it's here! If you've always wondered what that trucker meant when he said, "10-7", you'll find it here!
Helicopters and Humans
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Essay » Sociology
Flying all over the world, during several decades ‒ the people you meet! From the fascinating cultural mixture on Taiwanese Tuna fishing boats to the burly American crew of oil and gas rigs off the coast of Africa and in the Gulf of Mexico, from the mechanics to the EMS nurses, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick has interacted with them all. In 44 short stories he portrays mischief, misunderstandings and mishaps.
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.
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.
Fume Event Aviation's Biggest Lie
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is a documentary and exposé of my own personal journey as well as that of fellow co-workers who have dealt with the deception, lies, collusion and retaliation after encountering a 'fume event'.
Bills of Lading: A Guide to Good Practice, Third Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,040. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique illustrated guide explains how to avoid disputes and problems arising from improper use of bills of lading, one of the most important yet least understood documents involved in the international carriage of goods by sea.
An Introduction to P&I Insurance and Loss Prevention, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the critically important topic of maritime liability cover - otherwise known as 'protection and indemnity' (P&I) insurance - which recent international casualties, pirate attacks and trade sanctions have brought increasingly into the public eye.
Keep On Trucking: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Intratheater Airlift - Review of Military Theater Distribution System Compared to Walmart Commercial or Hybrid Airlift, Cargo Delivery, Central Command
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study considers three different distribution systems: the current military intratheater airlift system being executed by US Central Command (USCENTCOM); Walmart's domestic distribution network; and a hybrid system based upon the current intratheater airlift system.
The Career Cost: Does It Pay for a Military Pilot to Leave the Service for the Airlines? Aviation Retention, Military Compensation, Flight Pay, Allowance for Housing, Subsistence, Airline Compensation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military and airline compensation for pilots. The military is experiencing a pilot retention problem that is getting worse.
A Life Worth Living
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Born into poverty as a child of a sharecropping family, Bill York learned throughout his early years the value of hard work, obtaining an education, and instilling Christian values into his daily life. In a delightfully refreshing and revealing tone, Bill shares principles that brought him out of poverty and low self esteem into a full, rich, and rewarding life.
Bulk Cargoes: A Guide to Good Practice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This guide explains basic rules to be remembered on every occasion during loading, carriage and unloading of sea-borne bulk cargoes.
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages. Also available as a hard copy from the author! Website www.jaguarapprentice.com.
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.
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.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
An Aviator's Journey - Tales of a Corporate Pilot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Aviators are passionate about aviation. Once you get the bug you are addicted for life and there is no need, or desire, to search for a cure. It is that passion and addiction that gives you the determination, perseverance, and motivation to pursue a career in aviation. This is the story of one such aviator who discovered his passion for flying as a young boy and pursued his dream as a young adult.
White Water Landings: A View Of The Imperial Airways Africa Service From The Ground
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The romance of pre-war air travel meets the romance of a man and a woman kept apart by war, in this memoir of a young man and his career in Africa with Imperial Airways. The book covers intriguing details of the Empire Flying Boat Service: commissioning of the 'boats; indiscretions of the passengers; the dangers of a herd of buffalo at night, and the bravery of exiles awaiting war-time transport.
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: 288,400. 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.
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.