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Flying The Friendly Skies 2015
By Helen E Davis
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
"Who's the terrorist?" It's a game Jeanne plays while waiting to fly in this near-future story of airplane travel, where plane security and economy trumps the comfort of travel. You think it's bad now? Just wait...
The Wind and Beyond: A Documentary Journey into the History of Aerodynamics in America, Volume 1 - The Ascent of the Airplane
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 291,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Dr. James R. Hansen and his collaborators do more than just document the last century of flight. They go back and expertly trace the historical origins of what made the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered airplane flight possible on 17 December 1903.
National Aeronautics Research and Development Plan and Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Infrastructure Plan - Air Traffic, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), NAS, Hypersonic Flight, Safety
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Two reports by the U.S. government outline current plans for aviation and aeronautics research programs, with input from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) - Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This study covers the early years of what eventually became the Dryden Flight Research Center. It spans the period between the arrival of Walter Williams and the first group of NACA engineers at Muroc in 1946, and ends with the establishment of NASA in 1958.
KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
Lost Things - Book One of the Order of the Air
By Melissa Scott & Jo Graham
Series: The Order of the Air, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,860. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
With Jo Graham Lewis Segura has been drifting since the Great War ended when he joins a company run by Alma Gilchrist and Mitchell Sorley, assisted by their old friend Dr. Jerry Ballard, an archeologist who lost his career when he lost part of his leg. Lewis dreams "true," andwhat he sees in his dreams will take them on a dangerous chase from Hollywood to New York to an airship and beyond.
Tales of The Wrench - Stories and Verse Inspired By a Life of Aviation Maintenance
By Fred Robel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
A life in Aviation Maintenance. Chase a runaway tire across an airport, survive a mid-air collision, drop an engine into a lake, press through boredom, travel around the world, and reflect upon the important things. These things and more, explored in story and verse.
Site R Ravenrock
By Laura Walkup
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
While attending an oddly planed business meeting at a lone farmhouse in the woods, Sara Keysiak finds herself being hunted by a seemingly unstoppable life force. Federal Agent Tom Wright takes her into protective custody to keep her safe from the unknown that is stalking her. Finally reaching the safety of Ravenrock military complex, they find out the conspiracy goes higher up than they imagined.
On A Cold Winter's Night
By Leanne Burroughs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction
On a cold winter night-or any night in the year- snuggle up and enjoy five delightful stories designed to put you in the Christmas spirit. From the Great Depressions's Stock Market crash to a doctor with a broken engagement and medical problems to former schoolmates meeting in an airport to a defense attorney with a man accused of stalking as her client to a restaurant owner and a critic.
Feathers: A Comedic Ornithological Melodrama
By James Babcock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,520. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
A retired professor revisits the Pacific to update his famous book on island birds, but in a comedy of errors he inadvertently foils a revolution--and also finds romance. Great fun!