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Vazduhoplovno znanje – KNJIGA 2 (za sve struke i specijalnosti u avijaciji)
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 90,200. Language: Serbian. Published: February 19, 2018 by Letindor Vind. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
,,Pa, upamti sad Zakon po kojem živimo mi: Da shvatimo laž, za to nismo sazdane Nit' možemo da volimo, žalimo il’ praštamo. Pogriješiš li dok rukuješ nama, tad gotov si ti.“ Pjesma: Tajna mašina (Clarke Arthur - Imperial Earth, 1975.)
Stories Of A Seaman
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 37,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
The sailing profession gives me the opportunity to travel through different countries around the world and to participate in unusual events that do not occur in the lives of people who live in a city. Some of the writings in this book are part of a historical and investigative compendium of facts that have for some time, provoked intense debates and that currently divide a part of humanity.
Relatos De Un Marinero
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 92,710. Language: Spanish. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
La profesión de marinero me proporciona la oportunidad de viajar por algunos países del mundo y participar en sucesos insólitos. Algunos de los escritos que conforman este libro, hacen parte de un compendio investigativo e histórico de unos hechos que desde hace algún tiempo originan intensos debates y actualmente dividen a una parte de la humanidad.
Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines’ Battle for Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
The inside story of crisis and turmoil at American Airlines during the twelve years following the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
Ваздухопловно знање – КЊИГА 1 (за све струке и специјалности у авијацији)
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: Serbian. Published: February 4, 2018 by Letindor Vind. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
,,Па, упамти сад Закон по којем живимо ми: Да схватимо лаж, за то нисмо саздане Нит' можемо да волимо, жалимо ил’ праштамо. Погријешиш ли док рукујеш нама, тад готов си ти.“ Пјесма: Тајна машина (Clarke Arthur - Imperial Earth, 1975.)
Vazduhoplovno znanje – KNJIGA 1 (za sve struke i specijalnosti u avijaciji)
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: Serbian. Published: February 3, 2018 by Letindor Vind. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
,,Pa, upamti sad Zakon po kojem živimo mi: Da shvatimo laž, za to nismo sazdane Nit' možemo da volimo, žalimo il’ praštamo. Pogriješiš li dok rukuješ nama, tad gotov si ti.“ Pjesma: Tajna mašina (Clarke Arthur - Imperial Earth, 1975.)
Hit The Road: A Woman's Guide to Solo Motorcycle Touring
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Nearly two-thirds of travelers are women. Many of them travel alone—some on motorcycles. Award-winning author Tamela Rich shares solo travel stories of her own, travel-planning checklists, tips, and resources for anyone who wants to get the best out of a two-wheeled road trip. She discusses travel safety head-on, including how to deal with the travel dangers that women fear most
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.
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.
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.
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.