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Cobra Flight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,600. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The High Arctic. Jack Standish, former fighter pilot and now just a freelance bush pilot on the ragged edges of aviation, is swept up in a deadly conspiracy based in an abandoned cold war military base. On threat of death to himself and a long time pilot friend, Standish is forced to fly an obsolete supersonic fighter on a mission that could trigger thermonuclear war.
Doomsday Conspiracy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 195,960. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Two young South African men who both excel academically and physically and thrive on danger, adventure and intrigue, by chance stumble onto a terrorist plot which they help to successfully foil. Their involvement comes to the attention and scrutiny of the intelligence community and they suddenly find themselves in the covert world of intelligence.
Babe Triscaro Cleveland Teamsters Boss Contraband Military Aircraft Merchant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Babe Triscaro persuaded Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa to use a portion of the Central States Teamsters Pension Fund to finance a deal to sell surplus military aircraft to Cuba in 1959. Each of the Globemaster planes was loaded with armaments and were destined for delivery in the Dominican Republic. Triscaro and his associates made numerous trips from Miami to Havana to get the deal done.
The Last Salute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
All fighter pilots serving in any Air Force in the world MUST READ the chapters entitled "Dangling in the Air" and "Flights to Heaven". Lessons learned from opportune decisions taken by the pilots in these stories might one day help save your life.
The City in the Clouds
Price: Free! Words: 78,070. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Christopher Wright. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » General
A wealthy Brazilian businessman has bought a large area of open ground in the south of London on which he erects three gigantic masts. Working secretly with a large gang of Chinese labourers he then constructs a fantastic city on top -- which he claims is a pleasure palace. But this is far from the truth.
Visual Approach Basic Perspective
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Many airlines have experienced incidents or accidents while performing a visual approach although the weather is in perfect or near perfect condition due to the lack of knowledge of how to perform or estimate the position of the aircraft visually without any aiding instruments ex: PAPI/ VASI/center line marking This book discuses this issue in hope of educating how to perform a visual approach.
Flying on Film: A Century of Aviation in the Movies, 1912 - 2012 (Second Edition)
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 128,310. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Flying on Film is the history behind the films. Veterans and aviators from past and present tell the real story of one of the most fascinating genres of motion pictures in Hollywood.
A Bed, a Jet and a Night to Forget
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A large commercial Jet Aircraft is forced to make an emergency landing onto the Pacific Ocean. The pilot and 6 passengers are left contemplating their fate standing on the wings of the plane as it slowly sinks into the sea. A ferocious snow storm is making rescue efforts impossible.
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
Whisper, an Electric R/C Pylon Racer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
The Whisper is a high speed electric pylon racing remote control aircraft. Plans drawn in CAD and instructions to build your own Whisper, are included with the book. Many successful models have been built of the Whisper. All wood and an easy build provides a great flying model aircraft. Great looks and a low cost airframe will provide many hours of fun R/C flying.