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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.
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.
Above The Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
What energy speeds from the tops of storms? A plane trip to monitor, measure and record these phenomena, in an effort to beat NASA to the discovery, becomes a trip to end all plane trips. A story of power, greed, money, and life-or-death deals made and broken.
Dedicated to MH370
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
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Dedicated to MH 370, in memory of the victims and their grieving families and friends, are these two short poems. A tragic incident, leaving in its wake painful memories of the fateful flight MH370 took to the air. A brief essay on grieving and working out grief. [The above poem and work is generic for all faiths and has no religious content]
Flight 370
Series: Beyond Belief. Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Amaal is on her way to Beijing when the air stewardess informs them that their plane has lost contact with ground control. Is it their plane that disappeared or is it the world outside that's vanished? Are you ready for the flight of your life?
The Girl Who Tweaked Two Lions' Tails
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,110. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
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One of the greatest adventures involving a young girl ever told. Fourteen year old Angelina Freyer goes missing in the vicinity of Lake Kariba. Two weeks later, a hundred and fifty miles away at Victoria Falls .....