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Into the Wild Blue Yonder
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Into the Wild Blue Yonder is the most comprehensive book about the formative years of the airlines ever written. It covers many airlines that didn't survive, the people who were involved with the formation and operation of the early airlines, and the planes they flew.
Modelleisenbahn und Modellbahn Filmographie von Pennula
Price: Free! Words: 57,570. Language: German. Published: March 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Screenplays » Documentary
Die Marke „Pennula“ hat sich in den letzten acht Jahren zu einem der größten Videoanbieter im Bereich Modelleisenbahn bzw. Modellbahn, Spielwaren und Modellbau entwickelt. Über Pennula werden derzeit 350 Videofilme angeboten. 350 Videofilme sind Anlaß genug, ein kleines E-Book in Form einer sogenannten „Filmographie“ herauszugeben, in welcher die einzelnen Filme von Pennula vorgestellt werden.
Pilentum Television Filmography: Model Trains - Model Railroad - Rail Modeling - Model Railroading - Model Railway - Railway Modelling
Price: Free! Words: 54,460. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Pilentum Television is one of the leading video networks for toy trains, model trains, model railroading and railway modelling. Pilentum Television presents high-quality documentaries about the wonderful miniature world of model trains. In order to keep track of all video films, this e-book was created. It is a filmography containing descriptions and additional information about the movies.
Crash Landing: The Long Road Home
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
In Crash Landing, a sixty-year-old Liz Jansen sets out on a solo motorcycle quest across the Americas, seeking to understand how the experiences of her ancestors had shaped her. Three weeks later, a catastrophic crash in Alberta farmland changes her course, but not her journey. Crash Landing is a compelling, adventurous, and poignant narrative showing how the heart always knows the way home.
Happy Henry Unleashed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,050. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A giant retard and his pensioner mentor let loose on the UK, France, Spain and Thailand
Travels by Motorcycle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Biking tales from around the world, weird bikers on odd machines in strange places.
Classic Honda Twins and Fours
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,350. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History
Riders’ reports on Honda twin and four cylinder motorcycles from the sixties through to the eighties.
Until the Sea Shall Free Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Only three men survived the wreck of the SS Marine Electric. What they did then changed history forever.
The Dao of Doug: The Art of Driving a Bus -or- Finding Zen in San Francisco Transit: A Bus Driver's Perspective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Morning Rush, The Ninth Level of Hell, and Packed Stacked and Racked are but a few of the chapters in this tome by Driver Doug, a 19 year veteran of the San Francisco Municipal Railway, or MUNI, for short. Step Up and Step In to a trolleybus in San Francisco and learn how to find your Zen in getting around the city! Thanks for reading, and thanks for riding mass transit in the City that Knows How!
The Dao of Doug 2: The Art of Driving a Bus or Keeping Zen in San Francisco Transit: A Line Trainer's Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Know where to Stand, How to ask for directions, and not get a different answer every time you ask someone else! Get the cross street: know the difference between alleys, side streets, and which bus lines come the fastest! "Do you go to the Piers?" becomes "We need the Alcatraz tour by Pier 33! Will you call it out for us?" We Transit Operators know where you're going by how you're dressed!
Women, Motorcycles and the Road to Empowerment
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Using her own story as a framework, Liz Jansen provides first-hand accounts of the transformational power of motorcycles. Stories from forty- nine other women, with diverse backgrounds and varied riding experiences, are lashed onto that framework and enhance the core message: that by embracing our authentic self and accepting our limitations, we move beyond what we ever dreamt was possible.
Leyland Rover
Series: Memories of an automotive engineer, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leyland Rover is an account of Ken Ryeland’s tours of the Far East as a service engineer for British Leyland during the early 1970s. His job was to see that Leyland’s Far East distributors conformed to all operational and engineering standards, but the culture and different working practices in the various countries presented many challenges and often frustrated his efforts.
Stories Of A Seaman
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 87,050. 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.
Flight Attendant Joe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,070. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Nothing is off limits in this comical collection of true-life drama that occurs at 38,000 feet, and anywhere else Joe finds himself.
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...
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.
Taxi Stories from Finland: Over 100 Funny & Astonishing Stories by a Local Crazy Cabbie. Part One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Here some headlines of stories from the book: - "The angry Swedish old lady" - "A trip to Jamppa with the doppelganger of Bob Marley" - "Two “decent” pilots" - "Helsinki’s midnight skier" - "A drunken clown and a tired foreigner" - "From a sauna to a night club with a Singaporean" - "The unbreakable old man who had fallen off a bridge"
The Career Cost: Does It Pay for a Military Pilot to Leave the Service for the Airlines? Aviation Retention, Military Compensation, Flight Pay, Allowance for Housing, Subsistence, Airline Compensation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military and airline compensation for pilots. The military is experiencing a pilot retention problem that is getting worse.
Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally a glossary is included with definitions for dozens of various items.