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The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) - Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
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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 » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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!
East of the Pier
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brian Woods washes ashore with missing limbs. Counterfeit money and Spanish doubloons are found on his body. How did he get there? Detective Marcello Pardo and former CSI Connie Cane team up with the FBI to find out why. The investigation leads to Florida. The Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Caribbean Islands. False arrest, racketeering and smuggling dredge up an old unsolved murder. Who?
Overcast
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
It’s not every day that a 1920’s flying ace risks his life to bring a plane down safely for a little girl. But when a horribly disfigured Sal and Lillian land in the remote, snowy mountains of Montana, a friendship will occur, a bond like no other. As the winds blow and the snow accumulates, the pilot will do everything in his power to get this child down harsh ravines and rocky slopes.
Questions Every Airman Can Answer: Fifty Questions, and Fifty More - Air and Space Power Explained by the Air Force
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.