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The Helderberg Conspiracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,450. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Think of everything that you know, or thought you knew about the 1987 South African Airways Flight 295 air disaster, and ask yourself whether or not you are 100% sure that the information that has for years been propagated as being fact, is not perhaps fiction.
A Life of Flight: One Pilot's Story, from Piper Cubs to 747s and Beyond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Pilot Bob Gartshore’s 42-year flying career spanned a period of rapid aviation development - from fabric-covered Piper Cubs with a little 65-hp engine to Boeing 747s with four engines developing some 240,000 pounds of thrust. He logged over 21,000 hours in the cockpit, flying to six continents - freight, charter and scheduled runs - for the RCAF, CPA, Wardair, and Canadian Airlines.
The 1500 Plan
Price: Free! Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A reevaluated approach to build flight time for pilots. While this is great information to any pilot, special emphasis is placed on those that have passed their ATP written exam, are grandfathered under old ATP rules, and are still short on flight time requirements for the practical exam.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
The Flight Attendant Career Guide
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
For over 20 years, this has been the complete guide to the Flight Attendant career for US and Canadian applicants. Explains in depth the differences between Commercial, Charter, Corporate and Private Jet flying.
The Travel Manual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The Travel Manual is for anyone looking to get into this lucrative area of business. The prices that travel agents pay for flights, hotels, insurance, etc will shock you! The book is written in such a way that you can use it to setup your own travel agency, teach others how to deal with flight consolidators, add your knowledge to your C.V. for future jobs.
Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A brash, funny, and downright ballsy memoir about the ups and downs of a flight attendant's life in the air.
Confessions of a Hostie - A Shopper's Guide to the USA
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Shopping
The USA is the consumer capital of the world – big, bold, blatant consumerism. God bless America! Writer of the bestselling ‘Confessions of a Hostie (True Stories of an International Flight Attendant)’ series, Danielle Hugh, takes us on an entertaining journey through America’s retail wonderland. So pack an extra suitcase, fasten your seatbelt, dust off the credit cards... and let’s go shopping.
Airline Engineer: A Relevant Education
Price: Free! Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
Written from the point of view of an avionics technician, this article was written for people interested in working for the airlines as engineers.
Understanding Air France 447
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board. The book details the crew's failure to maintain aircraft control after a minor failure. Repeatedly hailed as a "must read" for all pilots, the book highlights critical shortcomings in training leading to loss of control in flight