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With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2
You set the price! 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.
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
Martin's Imagination
Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Imagination plays a very important role in reading. It helped Martin picture what he was reading. This makes reading fun. Martin is always looking for a new book to read.
The Johmalites
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
When the attacks become too numerous, many women and children are sent to the interior of Eastern Germany… My grandparents refuse to vacate their house and instead stay behind. As I look back just before turning the corner, I see my doggy Teddy sitting in the middle of the road looking at me with sad eyes, wondering why he can't come along.
The Last Flight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
It was a warm night on 27 May 1981, as I sat on the patio contemplating how I might, somehow, wrangle a chance to fly a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. I conjured up this fiction story in which a fellow pilot and I were the last pilots in the world who were available to fly 747s.
Air France One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In a gripping novel that prophesied 9-11 long before it happened, a French Concorde streaks toward the US with an armed nuclear bomb aboard.
Design and Test Flying the 777 airliner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
An overview of the design and development of Boeing first fly-by-wire twin-engined wide-body airliner the B.777 it was also the first Boeing airliner to be designed completely by computer. It was also designed by an invited consortium of airlines in a 'Working Together' programme as well as all Boeing design offices. This book a special for the SAE Imt PA fans and AS Kansas avionics gurus.