Books tagged: aviation

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War and Cold War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The book is about a military family during WWII through the Cold War. Their background and history touches the highlights of WWII, then winnows its history down to that of the Cold War and an over-flight. One recognizes and develops a metaphor with the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a lyrical ballad or poem that captures both the exaltation and the misery of their lives.
Bringing the Thunder: The Missions of a World War II B-29 Pilot in the Pacific
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
By March 1945, when Ben Robertson took to the skies above Japan in his B-29 Superfortress, the end of World War II in the Pacific seemed imminent. But although American forces were closing in on its home islands, Japan refused to surrender, and American B-29s were tasked with hammering Japan to its knees with devastating bomb runs. That meant flying low-altitude & night-time incendiary raids.
Aerospace Manufacturing: How the Aviation Industry Shaped American Manufacturing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016 by Brithe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The aviation industry ushered America into modernization. Manufacturing changed from shops that created product from ore to assembly, to a paradigm shift of specialty mechanization. Shaping not only the manufacturing industry within America, but inspiring a pathway for the international manufacturing industry of the future.
Coosa Flyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Backwoodsman finds secrete to flight while Wright brothers were still young children.
The Demons Of Casper - A Skydiving Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Just when Vicki thought life couldn’t get any better, it took a drastic turn. It spiraled from bad to really bad. Then, it got worse. Without warning, her perfect life falls apart. Eddie, her nemesis from her hometown of Casper, shows up seeking revenge for her resisting him years before. Eddie takes Vicki and her friends, Rick, Bob, and Nancy, hostage. He has plans for them. Evil plans.
Spitfire Final Flight : The Incredible Story Of 36 Burmese Spitfires And The Extraordinary Plan To Steal One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Inspired by actual events. Suffering from the latter stages of Alzheimer's Frank “Winkle” Brown is a retired test pilot and World War Two veteran approaching his century year. When 36 pristine Spitfires are discovered buried deep within the Burmese jungle he gets a surprise visit from Grant Global Industries, with a most intriguing proposition.
Fume Event Aviation's Biggest Lie
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is a documentary and exposé of my own personal journey as well as that of fellow co-workers who have dealt with the deception, lies, collusion and retaliation after encountering a 'fume event'.
Aviation secrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Aviation secrets. Interesting facts and funny short stories taken from the real-life experiences of a flight attendant.
Memories of Croton Airpark
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Memories of Croton Airpark is a pictorial essay about a small airpark during the 1950s and 60s. It portrays some of the special people and small airplanes that made it a one of a kind place. The author describes, and the photos illustrate why it was such a great place to grow up in America during this era.
Beyond Bear Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Beyond Bear Mountain is a story about three siblings who discover their late father’s unpublished manuscript residing on his old computer. They learn of their grandparent’s bold adventure that inspired their family during the great depression and as a result it created some lifelong friendships.