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Jo Siffert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Jo Siffert is among the fastest F1 and sports car drivers to ever compete internationally. He went very far with a sparse amount of quality automotive equipment during a short but very successful career. His 1968 British Grand Prix victory in a Rob Walker entered BRM remains the last independent entry to win a Formula One race. Had Jo lived he would likely have joined a factory team in Formula 1.
Piers Courage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Piers Courage might have won many races in Formula 1 had he joined Scuderia Ferrari, the famous team which courted him to drive for them in 1970. Yet he elected to stay with Frank Williams and De Tomaso, and he soon met a frightful end. My e-book discusses Piers' career from the time he met Williams at Mallory Park in 1961. The text was written from news clippings and various other sources.
Jet Engines: Great Invention Ideas: The Story of Frank Whittle
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, They Laughed at Galileo and many more.... The story of Frank Whittle and how he overcame huge odds to make sure his vision would win a war and change the world forever, despite fierce opposition from Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force.
The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Create your perfect packing list. If you are planning a trip, you must read this free book now. You will discover a quick and easy way to pack every thing you need to guarantee a great trip. Help to ensure your journey with these complete and tested lists covering: *Clothing *Personal hygiene *Miscellaneous items *Traveling with children/family *Electronics. Download now for FREE!
Whisper, an Electric R/C Pylon Racer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
The Whisper is a high speed electric pylon racing remote control aircraft. Plans drawn in CAD and instructions to build your own Whisper, are included with the book. Many successful models have been built of the Whisper. All wood and an easy build provides a great flying model aircraft. Great looks and a low cost airframe will provide many hours of fun R/C flying.
Men's Dating Maintenance & Repair Manual
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
Why can’t dating be as easy as picking up a car repair manual? Well, it can be! Just because that last dating experience didn’t work, doesn’t mean you’re a failure. The steps are just a little different for repairing a relationship than for fixing a car. You just need to find the right section in the manual for your particular make and model and get your tools out! You're worth it!
Electric Ride - How to Build a DC Electric Motor for a Scooter
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Build your own, DC motor for your scooter. Step by step instructions. Fuel-less Self Charging Many applications
Northrop N-63 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The Northrop N-63 was a remarkable VTOL turboprop tailsitter fighter proposal in the same class as the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1. The ebook features 66 images of the N-63 and N-63A prototype, including plans, artwork, photos, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
Air Travel for Wheelchair Users
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Are you a wheelchair user and want to learn about the process of traveling by plane before you take off for the first time? Or perhaps you're a frequent flier and would just like to learn how to make the process easier for future flights? Whether you are anticipating your first flight or have flown dozens of times, Air Travel for Wheelchair Users was made for you!
Bruno Giacomelli
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Bruno Giacomelli came along when Grand Prix race cars were developing turbo charged engines. Ligier, Renault, Brabham and Alfa Romeo all used them in their F1 cars. Giacomelli was an exceptionally fast racer who had excelled with March BMW in F2. Debuting with McLaren-Ford he drove the majority of his career with Alfa. Derek Daley's Tyrell ran flush into Giacomelli's rear at Monaco in May 1980.
Cape Town's Visible Shipwrecks: A Guide for Explorers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Explore Cape Town's maritime history with this illustrated mini guide to the visible shipwrecks along the coast of the Cape Peninsula. Discover where the visible shipwrecks along the Cape Peninsula coastline are, how to reach them, and their history. Craft an itinerary of historical substance and outdoor experiences as you delve into the links that Cape Town has to the historical ocean economy.
Lake Ponchartrain Plane Crashes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Lake Pontchartrain plane crashes have occurred frequently since the mid 20th century. The lake is mist shrouded, foggy, and replete with spooky moss. These obstacles intimidate persons who were fortunate enough to have survived plane crashes. One family who crash a private plane in the lake separated into three groups. The father advised his son to scoop air into his clothing to help him float.
Martin Model 262 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Project of 1950
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Martin Model 262 was an unorthodox turboprop VTOL fighter proposal designed to fulfill the same requirement as the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon. This ebook features a comprehensive text and 56 high resolution images of the Model 262 and related designs, including plans, artist's impressions, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
Gerhard Mitter Porsche & BMW Formula One, Sports Car Driver and European Hill Climbing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Gerhard Mitter dominated hill climbing in Europe during the mid 1960s. He also won the first Formula Junior championship in a family owned car. Gerhard was a Porsche factory driver beginning in 1964. Not until the final year of his life did he switch marques, moving to BMW. Mitter was a tenacious, gritty driver whose brilliance as a competitor was most evident at the '69 Targa Florio in Sicily.
Peter Arundell Lotus Formula One Driver & British Touring Car Racer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Before Lewis Hamilton's 2007 debut in Formula One Peter Arundell had the most successful start of any driver. Hamilton's two podium appearances in his first three races tied the achievement formally owned solely by Arundell. An intense competitor Peter was as adept at Goodwood meets in the early '60s as he was in Grand Prix racing. My e-book was researched from vintage newspapers and books.
How to repair Dents and Scratches on your Car
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
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A quick easy to follow guide to repairing minor Dents and scratches on your Car. Includes step by step photographs and clear steps and how to match the paint color of your car!
Efficient Airports
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book presents ideas for making airports more efficient via measures to reduce the time airline passengers spend on the ground.
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is one of the oldest narrow gauge railways in the world. It carries thousands of tourists each day through typical lakeland scenery. This e-book, well illustrated with photographs, is an introduction to this fine old railway.
Flight 607E A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lockheed Super Constellation Crashes Into The Atlantic Ocean August 14, 1958
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Royal Dutch Airlines had a fine record of never crashing a plane into the ocean before August 14, 1958. This streak was broken without any warning by KLM Flight 607E en route to New York. The plane entered a squall line that a Pan Am flight had miraculously just flown above and through. The Pan Am plane made it safely to London. It's pilot had tried to make contact with the missing Dutch plane.