Books tagged: aviation

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Accident Report
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paul has the unenviable task of investigating the death of a young crop spraying pilot. As he travels from the crash site to a tavern run by an eccentric old flyer, Paul reflects on being a father, and how he became estranged from his son.
Harrier Jump Jet -- A history
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The book traces the early experiments and develoments associated with VTOL The development of the Pegasus engine to power Sidney Camms P.1127 VTOL fighter. Early interest and acceptance of the type into USMC service ahead of the RAF. RAF and FAA operations in the Falklands War, the first combat operations by a VTOL aircraft. Sea Harrier F/A-2 and MDC/BAe Harrier IIs for the US Marines and RAF.
Flip the Bird
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Flip the Bird is a comedic and satirical portrayal by one flight attendant, Derra St. Denis http://www.derrastdenis.com who is privy to behind the scenes grade A dirt! Each group of flights (or pairing) is an episode in this compelling and adventurous aviation story, filled with truth. The type of truth the public never hears, or sees. All the public ever gets to see is smiling, generic faces.
Say for me Kaddish, An Engineer's Life and Advice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
This is the life story of an electrical engineer who began his career before tiny personal computers and instant world-wide communications. It describes why he wanted to become an engineer, his interests, and how they interrelate as his career and hobbies develop. The underlying theme is finding out what an engineer is like, and what issues are important in finding meaning and purpose in life.
Blowback, 9/11, and Cover-Ups, and Consequences
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 177,800. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Blowback, 9/11, and Cover-ups, presents factual information on corrupt conduct in certain government offices that enabled terrorists to hijack four airliners on September 11, 2001. Written by former federal agent.
Lockerbie to 9/11: Massive Fraud and Consequences
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 144,750. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Discover the scandals associated with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie: FBI agents planting bogus evidence to shift blame from the guilty to Libya and two Libyans. Combination of the deadliest aviation terrorist attacks with the worst series of criminal acts that protected the guilty and caused great sufferings to innocenet parties in Libya.
Unfriendly Skies: 20th & 21st Centuries
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The book documents 50 years in the deadly politics of aviation safety in the United States, reflecting the culture in many other government offices. The former federal airline safety inspector and author provides documents showing corrupt and criminal acts, massive nonfeasance, that enabled to occur dozens of brutal airline disasters and deaths, including the 9/11 hijackings.
You Can Afford To Be A Pilot
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
The purpose of this book is not to teach ground school or flight training, but is intended to teach the reader how to shop for these services and, once purchased, how to keep them affordable, efficient and useful. Certifed FAA Instructor Timothy O’Connor uses his twenty years of experience with technical subjects and adult training to bring flying to people on a middle-income budget.
Godspeed (Short Story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When Air Force One sends a mayday call, President John Glenn has only moments to make a momentous decision: Take the controls and try to save the plane? Or accept the offer to go back, change his life, and try to save the space program? He only has seconds, and lives hang in the balance. What will he choose?
Arrival
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Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story set in the remote town of Brooke's Vale and its small airstrip. When Jim heads home after losing the plane he'd set his heart on, he's expecting to spend the remains of his leave getting drunk. The flying club, and his brother, have other ideas. Arrival is about the arrival of one of Brooke's Vale's more unusual residents, and set several years before Fire Season.