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The Crash of a Piper Navajo Mount Nye, New York December 25, 1978
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
In late December 1978 the crash of a Piper Navajo plane presented obstacles for rescuers. The plane wasn't found until April 1979, when a group of planes combined on a testing and rescue mission. In the months before the Civil Air Patrol got in hot water after it abruptly suspended its search for the crash site. Circumstances became even more tricky when a victim's family hired F. Lee Bailey
Bricks & Bones: The Endearing Legacy and Nitty-Gritty Phenomenon of The Indy 500
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Gearhead Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Bricks & Bones: The Endearing Legacy and Nitty-Gritty Phenomenon of The Indy 500, explores the cultural significance, endearing legacy, and nitty-gritty phenomenon of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Bricks & Bones reveals the landscape of this small Indiana town, etched forever in the halls of racing history. Its people, places, and mystique all brought to life by Automoblog.net's Tony Borroz.
St. Patrick, the Green Revolution and the Hydrogen Conversion Project
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Hydrogen is the future of power in America. Hydrogen can power engines in the form of gas, solid and liquid. The New Agein America the Ecozoic age has hydrogen for its foundation.
U.S. Army C-46 Transport Plane Crash China-Burma Border Region August 1943
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The August 1943 crash of a C46 transport plane near a mountain in the jungles of Burma made headlines worldwide. Reporter Eric Sevareid worked tirelessly to ensure that the accident reached United Press headquarters in New York .He commended the medics and others who saved him and his companions. He wrote later that they deserved citations for their bravery and selflessness. 20 persons survived.
Lifeboat No. 8: An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
When the Titanic started sinking, who would make it off alive? More than one hundred years after that disastrous and emblematic voyage, Elizabeth Kaye reveals the extraordinary, little-known story behind one of the first lifeboats to leave the doomed ship. A Second Edition of the This New York Times and Kindle best seller, it has been freshly edited and expanded by the author with new material.
QRH DG
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Quick Reference Handbook for transport of dangerous goods by air for Flight Crew
The Ocala Pumpkin Run Illustrated
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The Ocala Pumpkin Run is one of the best car shows in the southeastern United States. Set in a laid back area deep in Marion County Florida on a farm. The Ocala Pumpkin Run Illustrated is a short pictorial book I put together with pictures of our last trip to the Pumpkin Run. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and I enjoyed the Pumpkin Run itself.
A Braniff Airways DC-7C Crashes At Miami International Airport March 25, 1958
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Braniff Airways, based in Oklahoma, sued engine maker Curtiss-Wright in the aftermath of a March 25, 1958 DC-7C crash at Miami International Airport. Individual passenger lawsuits were filed as late as 1963 and 1964. The suits weren't decided until 1969. Most were filed in Federal Court in New York City. The litigation pertained to Curtiss-Wright's knowledge that their engines were defective.
A Northwest Orient Airlines Boeing 720B Crashes In The Florida Everglades February 1963
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 705 crashed on a day when tornado warnings were issued in southeast and central Florida. It was only the second crash ever at Miami International Airport. The Boeing 720B lost contact with the radio tower at MIA only seven minutes after takeoff. The pilot, Roy Almquist of Rosemont, Minnesota, was cleared to ascend to FL250. He turned the plane left 30 degrees.
Pre-Owned Vehicle Inspection Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
This manual has been written to allow a less experienced person to be more comfortable inspecting a vehicle. It shares some of the simplest and most easily applied techniques used daily by professional inspectors. The tests outlined in this book do not require technical skill or advanced knowledge of vehicles. All you need is a sharp pair of eyes and some patience.
Drive Smarter, Drive Safer
Price: $4.99 $2.99 USD. (40% off until June 30!) Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Driver education, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Quick guide to become a smarter, safer driver. Considering and applying them appropriately, could make you a better, safer driver.
Ridealong with Synovia Solutions
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
In this inaugural edition of the magazine, we dive into insights into GPS tracking. We’ll share key stats and surprising metrics. We’ll also explain how you can pave the way with GPS, from selection through installation, and expose any risks you may face along the way. And finally, we’ll feature Synovia’s new software platform, and explain why with Synovia you don’t have to ask – you know.
The 1955 Ford Crown Victoria's Defective Brake Mechanism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Tort lawsuits involving two Ford Crown Victoria owners are profiled in my e-book. Late 1950s indemnity suits weren't like 1970s cases vs. the Chevrolet Corvair and Volkswagen Beetle years later. However, justices in trial courts and appellate divisions began to rule against manufacturers that knowingly delivered cars made with obvious defects. Among these were flawed brake mechanisms on Fords.
Can You Survive A Plane Crash
Price: $2.17 $1.09 USD. (50% off until Aug. 05!) Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Here are true amazing stories of survival after a plane crash. Jeff saved a toddler's life by returning to a smoke filled and burning plane. What a hero. The plane crashed in mid-air and she was the only survivor. He somersaulted into space when he realized his parachute was burnt and he had no other option. He survived a 6,000m fall. These survivors must surely have had a guardian angel.
Rail Transport Infrastructure
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 550. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Rail transport requires extensive infrastructure, and this easy to understand book provides a run through of the many different types of infrastructure and what purpose they serve. With many photos and illustrations, this book is an easy to read and simple introduction to the world of rail infrastructure.
Dispatch Made Easy - An Aircraft Dispatch Handbook (2nd Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A blend of visual aids and diagrams with pointers to the notations, terms and industry standards…this book is really a handbook. It is meant to be a reference of first recourse, meant to help anyone interested in flight dispatching get a hand of information that will propel him into the amazing world of the flight dispatcher.
A Flying Tiger Line Super Constellation Crashes Into A North Hollywood Suburb December 15, 1962
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
1962 wasn't a good year for the Flying Tiger Line. The North Hollywood plane crash in December was its 4th during the year. Another Super Constellation carrying troops had to be ditched in the North Atlantic. It lost power in several engines and there had been no other recourse. Another airliner flown by the company was lost in the Pacific Ocean. Flying Tiger formed after World War II in 1946.
A Pan American-Grace Airliner Vanishes in the Andes Mountains Santiago, Chile July 16, 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The fate of a Pan American-Grace airliner wasn't known for twenty months after it lost radio contact following takeoff in July 1932. Mountaineers working at an inn near the Chile-Argentine border recognized the plane's wreckage in 1934. The delay in recovering the remains of the San Jose were attributed to deep snowfalls and sparse melting. The crash was located at the base of Mount Aconcagua.
A Continental Charters C-46A Pittsburgh to Buffalo Flight Disappears on December 29, 1951
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The search for a vanished C-46A commercial flight that originated in Miami, Florida continued for hours and days after the plane departed Pittsburgh after 9:00 p.m. on December 29, 1951. Numerous organizations and individuals contributed planes, water craft, and cars to assist the effort. The Civil Aeronautics Board opened an investigation into the crash that continued into January 1952.
A United Airlines DC-4 Crashes Into Medicine Bow Peak Albany County, Wyoming October 6, 1955
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 409 was a Douglas C54BDC that originated at New York's La Guardia Field on October 5th. On October 6th the plane missed a scheduled checkpoint over Rock Springs, Wyoming. After this search planes were dispatched from numerous locales to find the missing aircraft. The UAL pilot was a veteran of twelve years with the airline company. Flight 409 was due to land in Salt Lake City at 9:06 MST.