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Time For Me to Fly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
Spectre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This is a fiction short story about an infrared sensor operator aboard a C-130 gunship that gets shot down over a jungle.
The Cripple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a very short true story about a guy who was crippled for life, but that didn't stop him from earning a pilot's license and becoming a great success.
True Aviation Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
These are some true aviation stories about flying a single-engine Cessna 172 from Denver to other states, mostly back east.
Soaring a Glider
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology
This is an essay about piloting a glider, called "soaring" by those who do it. It discusses training experiences and glider flights.
Apache Wrath: Riding the Dragon
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles.
Questions Every Airman Can Answer: Fifty Questions, and Fifty More - Air and Space Power Explained by the Air Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This information is intended to provide a quick, informal reference to the vital concepts in Air Force doctrine that all airmen should have at their fingertips.
Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.
United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - History, Special Operations, Aircraft, UAV, Visionary Leaders and Historic Reservists, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Jackie Cochran
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Nearly 70,000 outstanding men and women are organized trained and equipped in the Air Force Reserve to take part in combat and support operations in air, space and cyberspace. As a full partner in the three Air Force components - Regular, Guard, and Reserve - the Air Force Reserve is the most cost-effective component.
Mosquitos and Singapore
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true story covers the three years during which a young RAF serviceman was called up for National Service and transported to Singapore from war-torn and rationed England for a “tour of duty” on 81 Photographic Squadron at Seletar Airbase in Singapore.