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50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Aviation Facts & Rumors: Book 2
Series: Aviation Facts & Rumors, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
What was the Constellation named before becoming the Connie? What U.S. bomber crashed into NY’s Empire State Building? Read AVIATION magazine’s 1921 interview with WWI German pilots on the merits of the parachute and the 1917 article on the Battleship of the Air.
U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program - Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-202 - Main USAF Document and Air National Guard Supplement, Aviation, Nuclear, Space Safety
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two critical mishap program documents, one for the USAF and one for the Air National Guard, are reproduced in this ebook. This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 91-2, Safety Programs.
The Pilot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Rick Parker retired from the U.S. Air Force and began making his way through the civilian world. It turns out that he is not quite as finished with military flying as he had thought.
Air Force Reports on the Cause of F-22 Raptor Unexplained Physiological Incidents, Hypoxia, and Aircraft Oxygen Generation Systems (OBOGS), Air Force and Navy AOG Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook reproduces two important Air Force reports on the hypoxia problem which plagued the F-22 Raptor fighter plane.
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.
On the Wings of Murder: Joe Novelli Mystery 2
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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When a small plane goes down just after take off, Joe Novelli is suspicious that pilot error may not have been a factor, but that the pilot and passenger may have been murdered. The problem is, no one else was around. So how could they have been murdered if they were the only ones on the plane?
How Not to Register an ELT & Avoiding a Registration Mess
Price: Free! Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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"The following incident really happened – more or less. Names have been eliminated and circumstances changed to protect any idiots involved." That is the first paragraph of two companion articles (8,700 words combined) written for anyone who has to register a 406 MHz ELT with NOAA or has a part in the process. Rev. 5 posted on July 13, 2015.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume I, 1907-1950 - Army Air Forces, Building Air Power, World War II, Building the USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume I, contains the first 12 chapters and begins with balloons and the earliest heavier-than-air machines. It carries the story through World War II to the establishment of the United States Air Force as a service.