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With my head in the clouds – part 2
Price: $10.99 USD. 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.
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
Searching for MH370
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,820. 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.
Musashi
Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial
See the battleship that was recently found by Paul Allen, before and during her sinking.
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.
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Amtrak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Over one hundred passenger train images following Amtrak (and a couple surprises) predominantly through the Pacific Northwest through all seasons and weather conditions. Grab your bag, watch your step, and climb on up. All aboard!
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.
Mercedes W111 Coupes And Cabrios
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
The W111 and W112 coupes/cabrios are considered some of the most beautiful cars, ever produced by Daimler-Benz. This meticulous and fascinating reference book covers all variations in great detail. It gives a complete overview of their history and comes superbly illustrated with many recent non-Daimler AG color photos. It covers the cars’ features, the VIN and data card plus all technical specs
Automotive Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
News from the automotive industry
Evel Knieval The Snake River Canyon X-2 Rocket Jump September 8, 1974
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Evel Knieval was in the limelight as a motorcycle stuntman for about eight years between 1967 and 1975. During this period his legend grew throughout the U.S. and worldwide. One night he was drinking at a bar in Montana and was gazing at a photo of the Grand Canyon. He told some people he was drinking with that he was going to jump the Grand Canyon. The U.S. government refused to allow him though.
The Bus Chronicles 2
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
The sequel to The Bus Chronicles 1 is designed to make you think first and laugh later. In this episode, Author Shaquanda D Stephenson decided to address the 800lb guerilla in the room. Find out what Superman and Band-Aids have in common. It's not about laughing at the person next to you, it's about the man in the mirror this time around. Will you find yourself on the pages? One way to find out..
The Bus Chronicles 1
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Using the public transportation system as your main means of transport can be challenging, to say the least. It has its ups and downs, pluses and minuses. However, when you look at the inner city transportation system, that's an entirely different story. Ride along with her as she experiences life via the bus, but make sure you read it until the end. The mandate is great.
Small Motor Carriers - Customer Service
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Write Up The Road Publishing & Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Small Motor Carriers is a series of eBooks by nationally-recognized trucking expert Tim Brady, a name well-known in trucking for comprehensive information from years of trucking business management experience. "Customer Service," book one in the series, guides you in load planning, teaching drivers better customer service techniques and working with shippers for a great outcome - every time.
Alberto Ascari
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Some racing fans recall Alberto Ascari primarily for his wreck at the harbor during the 1955 Grand Prix of Monaco. His Lancia went into the water and fortunately he escaped unscathed following the accident. Alberto was a racer's racer. He won back to back world Formula 1 titles that were sandwiched between his appearance in the 1952 Indy 500. Unfortunately he became a victim of the sport he loved.
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.
MH370 and AF447
Price: Free! Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
A trial lawyer and aviation analyst first proves his credentials. Then he goes on to solve the mystery relating to the cause of the disappearance of Flight MH370. Finally, he explains why Air France 447 pilots and also the Air France training staff bear criminal liability for a crash which ought never to have occurred.
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.
The 1500 Plan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A reevaluated approach to build flight time for pilots. While this is great information to any pilot, special emphasis is placed on those that have passed their ATP written exam, are grandfathered under old ATP rules, and are still short on flight time requirements for the practical exam.
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.