Books tagged: airplanes

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The Local Tourist's Guide to the Chicago Air & Water Show, 2016
Series: The Local Tourist's Guides to Chicago. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Chicago Air & Water Show is celebrating its 58th year on the shores of Lake Michigan on August 20 and 21, 2016. One of Chicago's most popular free events, the show is a dazzling display of both aeronautical and nautical feats. The Local Tourist's Guide to the Chicago Air & Water Show is the ultimate resource for this amazing show.
She Flew Bombers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“She Flew Bombers is a funny, sad and heroic story about the strength of one woman, Violet Willey, and her WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) colleagues. Flying a dizzying variety of airplanes was a constant challenge of WASP pilots, as well as the terrifying problem of sabotage. The reader will easily understand the origin of the term, “Flying by the seat of their pants!”
The Town Hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Back in the 1930's, a young boy gets a chance to meet his hero: Gerry Sundown, an airplane pilot who enjoys flying around the city.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
The New Adventures of Richard Knight, Volume 2: Race With Hell!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
A 10,000 mile air race over the most dangerous environments on the planet. 31 of the world’s most daring pilots – before the killings start. An ancient evil awoken from its tomb to wreak ancient revenge on the living. Detective airman Richard Knight targeted for death.
Full Throttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Full Throttle is an entertaining account of an amazing man’s life in aviation that is sure to leave the reader laughing and head-shaking as the pages turn quickly. It is a compilation of short stories told by John Deakin over the years on Compuserve's AVSIG Forum. Some of Deakin’s stories are funny, some are sad, and a few are shocking for the amount of trouble Deakin managed to get himself into.
2014: The Future of American Airpower - America's Air Force: a Call to the Future, Agile USAF, Naval Aviation Vision 2014-2025, Air-Sea Battle, ISR, UCLASS, X-47B, F-35, 21st Century Deterrence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Seven critical Air Force and Navy documents outline plans for American airpower and the aviation vision for the future.
The Great Mormon Novel of the 21st Century
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Antemoff Ebookery. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Religious
A Mormon writer grapples with his heritage at the dawn of a new century, considering the role of women in a growing, international community.
Crash Landing into a Field of Outhouses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This collection of short stories will transport you back in time to a world before technology when children explored their imagination in ways we only dream about today.
The Middle Seat - Volume I First Class V. Coach. I'll Take First Class Please...
Series: The Middle Seat, Volume I. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A humorous collection of blog posts from the Travel Blog, The Middle Seat by Blogger and frequent business traveler Jay Conlin. A corporate Labor Negotiator, Conlin blogs about his various business travel headaches, successes and failures capturing the "spirit" of the Weary "Road Warrior".