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Flying The Friendly Skies 2015
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"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...
In Service to the Nation: Air Force Research Institute Strategic Concept for 2018-2023 - U.S. Air Force Strategy Past, Present, and Future, Base Closures, Natural Disaster Threats to Air Force Bases
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In this study, the Air Force Research Institute provides its perspective on what the United States Air Force should look like in 2018–2023. This study offers a detailed discussion of the attributes of the Air Force today in order to develop a framework for understanding how the USAF will serve the nation in the future.
Turbulence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Every frequent flyer shares a nightmare—trapped inside a plane in trouble. The key? Don’t think about it. Until you sit next to the wrong woman on the wrong flight on the wrong day…
Exchange Student
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Thrust into prep schools and debutante balls on the Upper East Side, Lexie is ever the outsider. Finally she escapes from Dartmouth to Denmark on exchange, ready to lose herself in the castles and nightclubs of Europe. Ten days into her journey, Lexie's world comes comes crashing down with the twin towers. Will she give up everything her family stands for when her only brother is trapped inside?
Top Tips for Travel by Air - Over 300 Targeted Travel Tips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Air angst no more! Are you a parent traveling with kids? A pregnant woman planning to fly abroad? A pet owner wanting to take Fido on the plane? A senior? A disabled traveler? A woman traveling alone? This book has targeted advice for all of you. Over 300 tips that will make your next flight smoother.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
The Jericho Papers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,220. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
With the clock ticking, an elite task force of Secret Service agents must track down enemies who threaten America and its global symbols of power. Powerful friends and foes become the puppet masters behind challenging life and death questions.
Wine Killer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a banker dies mysteriously, a spilled bottle of wine by his side, Detective Dave Riley calls on his friend Jake Halsey to lend expertise to the investigation. Jake and the police task force discover that this is just one of a series of devilishly clever and clearly related wine crimes. Suspense builds as the team tries to figure out motive, identify the next target, and stop the violence.