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The Minimal Motorcyclist
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,670. 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.
The JWB Historical Library: Journal Three: Titanic Struggle: A Selection of Victims
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This extensively researched document provides concise biographical tributes to thirty prominent victims of the RMS Titanic disaster, with several detailed eyewitness accounts. The tributes include Captain Smith, Band-Leader Hartley and Lookout Fleet.
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.
Separating the Real from the Imagined: Flight Research at NACA and NASA, 1915-1998 - Experimental Planes and Spacecraft, X-1, X-15, XV-15, X-planes, Muroc, Lifting Bodies, Dryden, Armstrong, Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 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 book documents the historical R&D program of NASA by focusing on flight research.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
Crafting Flight: Aircraft Pioneers and the Contributions of the Men and Women of NASA Langley Research Center - NACA Aviation History, Apollo Moon Landing, Viking Mars, Jet Airplanes, Wind Tunnels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book provides a great history of NASA Langley Research Center's contributions to aviation and spaceflight.
Searching for MH370
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The story of the tragedy of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370. The book examines all the known facts and provides an insight as to what happened to this aircraft. This is a modern day vanishing act that despite all the technology has failed find what happened to the 239 passengers and crew. It also looks at the plight of the families of those on board and the stress they are under.
The Last Boomer Rides On
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Richard Whitehouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This book has no bloodshed, war, violence,politics or catastrophes. Sandifeet may not be the Last of the Baby Boomers but she is one of the last that boldly goes where none dare venture. So it's just a happy-go-lucky few weeks travel log of life with out a guide book or partner. The story is accompanied by 150 pictures of the journey.
Train Tripping Around Sydney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Travelling around Sydney on a three day, 592 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for exploring one of the world's best known cities by train.
Canny Driving on Motorways
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 35,550. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Many Motorways are ‘victims of their own success’, carrying far more vehicles than they were designed for, with drivers regularly facing congestion varying from the occasional queue to lengthy stop/go queues. Using queuing theory, but expressing it in layman’s terms, this book looks at why and where queues can start, and which lane is best to try to get past the holdup as quickly as possible.
Motorcycles: A Guide Book To Long Distance And Adventure Riding
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
An irrepressible sense of freedom, a winding, open road, lush green jungles, and you. Sound incredible? Oh, we’ve ignored the most important element in this scenario – a thumping, pulse-pounding engine, cradled between your legs, rocketing you to destinations, unknown, and adventures aplenty. Follow this guide book to plan your next adventure.
Past the Hood Ornament
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Growing up in Pennsylvania, author Mike Carmichael could be found either at the library or “out tearing up a back road somewhere.” That love of both books and cars is borne out in the pages of his debut book, Past The Hood Ornament: Life Through The Rearview Mirror. In the tradition of story tellers like Jean Shephard.
Methods to Combat Maritime Piracy.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
Republication of a Thesis published at SUNY Maritime College. Tackles the problem of Global Maritime Piracy by developing thirteen security management principles. The thirteen principles provide a methodology for constructing strategic and tactical plans to combat Maritime piracy. End result is a 360 degree layered shield in the shape of a Dodecahedron.
Triking into Retirement
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Retirement means having the time to pursue your dreams of traveling. This book explores the world of three wheeled motorcycles and proves that you are never to old to try new things. Explore the experience of travel across county in the open air on a trike. Learn about the ins and outs of motorcycling - three wheeled style! Retirement can be fun and exciting.
Life on the Water: Logbooks and Journals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
A brief account of living in the Cook Islands, South Pacific (1991) and logbooks of the three summers I spent on the Whimsey, a wooden sailboat I built in 2003 and sailed around the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. As well, in 2004, I canoed the St John River in New Brunswick. Come learn along with me as I discovered, by times slowly and always with delight, what a life on the water entailed.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R172 is the latest version of the successful Mercedes small sports car series. This fascinating and informative reference book gives a complete overview of its history from the SLK200 to the SLK55 AMG.it comes with superb photography, a comprehensive buyer's guide and continues with detailed explanations of the car's many features and a full list of its technical specifications.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This highly detailed book covers the complete history of the SLK R171 from the SLK200 Kompressor to the SLK55 AMG Black Series. Two other such books cover the R170 and R172. Unique photography, a comprehensive buyer’s guide and detailed explanations of the car’s features and upgrades make this reference book an ideal source of information, especially if you own a R171 or plan to buy one
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R170
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This meticulous and fascinating book covers the complete history of the SLK R170 from the 1994 concept car to the Brabus SLK6.5-32. Two other such books cover the R171 and R172. Remarkable photography, a comprehensive buyer’s guide and detailed explanations of the car’s features and upgrades make this reference book an ideal source of information, especially if you own a R170 or plan to buy one
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
The $100 Hamburger - 2014/15
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
“The $100 Hamburger – 2014/15” follows John Purner's three editions of the very popular “The $100 Hamburger- A Guide to Pilot’s Favorite Fly-In Restaurants”. Everything you need to know to make a decision for your next burger run is included; maps, phone numbers, website URLs and email addresses. Includes the Best of the Best list for 2014/15!