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An Aviator's Journey - Tales of a Corporate Pilot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Aviators are passionate about aviation. Once you get the bug you are addicted for life and there is no need, or desire, to search for a cure. It is that passion and addiction that gives you the determination, perseverance, and motivation to pursue a career in aviation. This is the story of one such aviator who discovered his passion for flying as a young boy and pursued his dream as a young adult.
One Step From The Edge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It was supposed to be a simple job. Fly in, leave cargo, fly out. But from the moment Blare Casey and Bon Jacobs landed at Teratia Field, nothing could be described as simple. After meeting a mysterious woman and barely surviving disaster, they soon realized danger wasn’t limited to the isolated island they landed on.
Wings
Price: $27.00 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Armed Forces
Congratulations! This EBook gives you are rare insight into a Military pilot’s course and the key skills you need to become a Military pilot. How do we know this? Well, we taught it, experienced it at numerous squadron postings and then later delivered Military ground and airborne instruction over many years in single engine piston, fast jet, rotary wing and tactical Military transport aircraft.
To Love An Aluminum Bitch: Stories & Lyrics of Aviation Maintenance & Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance
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Aviation tales and poetry that will have you believing in heroes made of metal as well as flesh and bone; and dreaming of dancing in the upper atmosphere, even if our feet are most always stuck on the ground.
Melodum Machina: Fritz365 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Poetry, serial story segments, and random creative writing; all written over the course of 2014 for the fritz365 blog, as part of an ongoing project. Now in its 5th year! Enjoy the fruits of the author's labors, in this convenient travel size package.
A History of Suction-Type Laminar-Flow Control with Emphasis on Flight Research - From the 1930s to the X-21 and the Boeing 757, Swept Wings, Noise, Insect Contamination, Ice Particles, Supersonic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a history of that portion of laminar-flow technology known as active laminar-flow control, which employs suction of a small quantity of air through airplane surfaces.
Design Model Aircraft for Fun And Profit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mechanics / Aerodynamics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
This book is about the steps taken to design radio control model aircraft from start to finish. I show readers and prospective designers, how to create a successful flying aircraft, specifically the Quickie Q1. Drawing the aircraft using Computer Aided Design for accuracy and professionalism, the Quickie prototype aircraft is then built and flown, free plans are included with the book!
Separating the Real from the Imagined: Flight Research at NACA and NASA, 1915-1998 - Experimental Planes and Spacecraft, X-1, X-15, XV-15, X-planes, Muroc, Lifting Bodies, Dryden, Armstrong, Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA book documents the historical R&D program of NASA by focusing on flight research.
The History of the XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft: From Concept to Flight - XV-3 Program, Stability Issues, Army and Navy Participation, VTOL, Flight Research Incidents and Crash, V-22 Osprey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this wonderful NASA history document tells the story of the successful development of the tilt rotor aircraft.
Wilbur and Orville Wright: Chronology Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright - Engaging History of the Aeronautics Pioneers, including Flight Logs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book marks a lasting contribution to the observance of this ultimate aviation milestone.