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Falling From a Cloud
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A B-767 air disaster kills 196 people in the sand hills of central Nebraska. Jack Harper the NTSB investigator finds the cause but the Chairman of the NTSB refuses to divulge it. David Anderson an FAA Inspector of GNA Airlines barred from the investigation by government protocol discovers the real cause the major airlines and the FAA doesn't want anyone to know. Find out their dirty little secret.
Aviation English Interview Practice - Pilots and Flight Attendants
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Evaluation & assessment, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book contains 100 open-ended questions to help pilots and flight attendants practice for their English language oral exams.
Apache Wrath: Riding the Dragon
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles.
Air Safety (Inside the FAA)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance
“Air Safety (Inside the FAA)” is a Nonfiction about my aviation experiences, including true stories, and exposes several serious aviation safety concerns I discovered as an Aviation Safety Inspector and could not get the FAA to address, Discover many problems within the FAA’s Aviation Safety System.
Pay Back
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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David Townsend's world falls apart when his lover's roommate shows up with devastating news. The roommate became involved with a major drug dealer in Miami and was caught with her hand in the cookie jar. The decision to punish the woman was botched and the roommate was killed by mistake. Townsend and his best friend and fellow Naval Aviator Billy Ray Benfield decide to exact Pay Back.
Up, Up and Away
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Have you ever had a problem and you just couldn’t get it solved? When you feel like you’re making a difference, do more roadblocks seem to be placed in your way? Do you believe that no matter what you do, someone is always trying to hinder your progress? This is a harrowing tale of someone trying to do right but continually butting up against multiple roadblocks that will make the reader cringe.
Overcast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
It’s not every day that a 1920’s flying ace risks his life to bring a plane down safely for a little girl. But when a horribly disfigured Sal and Lillian land in the remote, snowy mountains of Montana, a friendship will occur, a bond like no other. As the winds blow and the snow accumulates, the pilot will do everything in his power to get this child down harsh ravines and rocky slopes.
Flying to Flight Service Stations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology
This essay is about flying to flight service stations (FSS) when they were spread across the nation at small, country airports, until the 1990s when they were combined into several large flight service centers.
The Last Flight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
It was a warm night on 27 May 1981, as I sat on the patio contemplating how I might, somehow, wrangle a chance to fly a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. I conjured up this fiction story in which a fellow pilot and I were the last pilots in the world who were available to fly 747s.
True Aviation Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
These are some true aviation stories about flying a single-engine Cessna 172 from Denver to other states, mostly back east.