Books tagged: aviation

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 213 results (Try using more keywords)

The Crash of a Standard Airlines C-46E Burbank, California July 11, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Standard Airlines flew between New York and Los Angeles on unscheduled flights in the late 1940s. These flights appealed to any consumers for their discount rates. Among the passengers who died on the SAL C-46 was an Air Force private on furlough to L.A. An in flight altercation between two passengers may have inadvertently caused the plane to crash.
The Crash Of A Pan Am Stratocruiser Rio De Janeiro, Brazil April 1952
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
There are multiple mysteries involved in the disappearance of a plush Pan American World Airways airliner that crashed en route to New York from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The airplane came down in an inverted position on a mountain in the jungles of central Brazil. It took days to locate the craft and many more to cut through the thick foliage sufficiently to reach the plane. Sabotage was suspected.
The Crash of an Avianca-Colombia Super Constellation Montego Bay, Jamaica January 21, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My e-book looks at a catastrophe that befell an Avianca-Colombia Super Constellation in light of numerous other aviation disasters that occurred in January 1960. New York to Jamaica Flight 671 was carrying passengers en route to winter vacations as well as to South American business meetings. Among the seventeen Americans who perished were the son and daughter in law of a U.S. Senator.
Avians
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,460. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Orphans. Runaways. Thieves. The Avians don’t ask questions about a girl’s past. Or her age. They need glider pilots, and the smaller the better.
World of Civil Aircrafts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Essay » Technology
World of Civil Aircrafts by Shekhar Gupta Aditi Lala World of Civil Aircrafts http://a-world-of-aviation.blogspot.ca/ www.A-World-of-Aviation.blogspot.com Aero A.10 biplane five passenger Airliner Airbus A320 Short to medium range Airliner
A B-25 Bomber Crashes Into The Empire State Building July 28, 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The twin-engine Mitchell Bomber that crashed into the Empire State Building in late July 1945 was en route to La Guardia Airport from Massachusetts. A veteran pilot was lost in a dense fog. Flying at approximately 1,775 feet the aircraft was beneath a 2,000 feet altitude limit followed by aviators at the time. Aside from the three crewmen on the B-25D eleven building occupants lost their lives.
Finding my Wings. A Pilot's Story from the Ruins of Alitalia to the Desert of Qatar
Price: Free! Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of the controversial 2008 Alitalia privatization. The author’s response to this life challenge is an example of resilience. As soon as he realized he was on his own, he began a difficult job search aimed at surviving professionally and then moved to Qatar. With his classic roman humor, he shares his passion for flying and makes technical aspects easily accessible to the readers.
Aviation Motivational Quotes
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Aviation Motivational Quotes Capt Shekhar Gupta
Nathaniel Cannon and the Lost City of Pitu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,250. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017 by Many Words Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Alternative history
Ace aviator and adventurer extraordinaire Nathaniel Cannon, along with his gang of sky pirates, search the jungles of Java for a long-lost city of an ancient kingdom. Treasure and fame await them if they succeed, but old foes chasing the same prize are determined to see them fail.
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.