Books tagged: air travel

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Up the Airway
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
Call of the Kokako
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
The pilot of a light plane crashes in thick bush. He has an injured foot, but avoids rescue. The story takes the reader from the wilds of the New Zealand bush to the cosmopolitan city of Auckland and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.
Air Travel Handbook
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 49,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
2nd Edition This 144-page book would cost a lot more in printed form. Become a Savvy Air Traveler Flying is more enjoyable when you know what goes on behind the scenes. You can be taken to the front of the line and be treated like a celebrity passenger. Read the fascinating behind-the-scenes details of how the airline industry works.
Lockerbie to 9/11: Massive Fraud and Consequences
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 144,750. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Discover the scandals associated with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie: FBI agents planting bogus evidence to shift blame from the guilty to Libya and two Libyans. Combination of the deadliest aviation terrorist attacks with the worst series of criminal acts that protected the guilty and caused great sufferings to innocenet parties in Libya.
Aiden's Arrival: Honor Before Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Dreams of another life; or reality? Aiden struggles to honor the legacy of his very young physical self, while dealing with memories of a tragedy that seem impossible to reconcile. At the same time, Aiden has been thrust into a public role in the Winter Games with extraordinary expectations for any boy his age. What challenges must Aiden confront? Can Aiden find the courage to meet this reality?
The Outer Whorl - Essays of an Airline Pilot
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Twenty related essays on pursuing a career as a military and airline pilot--a career pursued not only to see the world, but also to gain an appreciation for the beauty and challenges that a life in aviation offers. The Outer Whorl is an introspective look at the allure of airline flying and how that world was irrevocably destroyed on 9/11. A narrative appreciated by both pilots and passengers.
The Most Excellent Adventure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,350. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
"The Most Excellent Adventure" shares the laughter and true experiences of those who leave their home countries, sleep in hotels, live out of suitcases, eat strange foods and bang their heads against the Tower of Babel. Throwing themselves into the stew of global humanity, ex-pats and foreign travelers thrive on the constant stimulation of cross-cultural experiences. Includes 14 illustrations.
Top Tips for Travel by Air - Over 300 Targeted Travel Tips
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Air angst no more! Are you a parent traveling with kids? A pregnant woman planning to fly abroad? A pet owner wanting to take Fido on the plane? A senior? A disabled traveler? A woman traveling alone? This book has targeted advice for all of you. Over 300 tips that will make your next flight smoother.
Shute the Messenger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
Aerochronica: The Compass and the Key
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Vincent, a young revolutionary, embarks on an airship journey in search of an ancient book with mysterious powers. As legends come to life and myths become reality, the stakes are raised, and Vincent's quest gains a new urgency. The cost of failure would be the collapse of Vincent's dream, but the price of success could be the loss of a civilization humanity has only just discovered.