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Severe Clear: Chronicles of A Canadian Bush Pilot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Is an aviation term that depicts this book's Critical Insight into Aviation's dangers and lessons learned. Remote living becomes dependent upon astuteness, safety, and ingenuity. Although Northern Bush Flying is the primary subject of this fast paced book, associated living among the aboriginal First Nation Peoples projects additional stories and skills of Bush Life. Flying episodes range...
Can You Survive A Plane Crash
Price: $2.17 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
In 1989 Jan and one hundred and eighty three passengers miraculously escaped after the crash of Flight 232 due to the expert handling of the damaged plane by the pilot Captain Haynes. Standing in the field they could smell burning jet fuel.She saw the mother of a twenty two months old boy heading back to the wreckage to search for her toddler. It was later discovered that he had died.
Tesla: How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Remade the Automotive and Energy Industries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Tesla changed the way the public perceives electric vehicles, and that was just the beginning. It went on to redefine the automobile itself, and now aims to do the same to the energy industry. This is a comprehensive history of the company, told by the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
2017 USS Fitzgerald Accident: Navy Preliminary Inquiry and Line of Duty Determination Report Regarding Injuries and Deaths of Seven Sailors in June 2017 Collision with Container Ship ACX Crystal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is a complete reproduction of the official Navy report issued in August 2017 about its line of duty investigation of the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) collision off the coast of Japan June 17. This report specifically reviews the crew's damage control activities.
Taking The Long Way Home: Germany to Newfoundland by Motorcycle, Scooter and Van, The Collected Chasing Summer Articles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Friendly kidnappings by Russian bikers, flying motorcycles off of cliffs in Mongolia and adopting a beach dog in Thailand are all part of Sherrie & Patrick's year of chasing summer. This is the collected essays of her Chasing Summer column she wrote during 2011 and 2012. A must read for anyone who has ever dreamed of packing everything up and hitting the road.
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.
Vehicle Testing Meters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
This book covers, in detail, with 159+ photos and illustrations, how to select, when and how to, and how not to use the volt, Ohm, and amp features of test meters, as well as the inductive pick-up, also called an amp clamp, current clamp, or current probe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Buy a Car Without Losing Your Shirt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by John Waaser. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Purchasing & buying, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
When you walk into a car dealership to look at cars, who has the advantage? Does the customer have the advantage, since he has the money? Not on your life! Even if you buy a new car every two or three years, the salesperson who is about to greet you talks to at least three or four customers EVERY DAY! The dealer has this down to a science, and you don't. This book tells you what to watch out for.
The Things We Do for Money…! Everything you always wanted to know about taxis but the driver wouldn’t tell you . .
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The first book about the Taxi Industry, this book has something for everyone: for cabbies a common theme with which they can identify; a word about the various authorities, companies & cab owners; & heaps of interesting information with over 40 pages of their questions and answers: Can I smoke in a cab? How much does a cabbie earn? Do cabbies get solicited? Do taxis carry only people & luggage?
A Life of Flight: One Pilot's Story, from Piper Cubs to 747s and Beyond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Pilot Bob Gartshore’s 42-year flying career spanned a period of rapid aviation development - from fabric-covered Piper Cubs with a little 65-hp engine to Boeing 747s with four engines developing some 240,000 pounds of thrust. He logged over 21,000 hours in the cockpit, flying to six continents - freight, charter and scheduled runs - for the RCAF, CPA, Wardair, and Canadian Airlines.
Fume Event Aviation's Biggest Lie
Price: $9.99 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'.
A Nice Quiet Life
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 28,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 by Rob Chicken. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is the life story of my grandfather. He was an Engineer, and Engineering Officer in the Merchant Navy, from 1908 to 1945. The book describes a lifetime of adventure, the hardship and joy on all of the different ships he sailed. From grand liners to rusty hulks, he survived two world wars, the depression of the nineteen thirties, and even took his family with him to sea.
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.