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The Woman Who Rode the Wind
Price: Free! Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When a wealthy industrialist offers a prize of one million francs to the first person “to circle the Eiffel Tower in a flying machine,” it sparks an international competition that pits European powers France and Germany against each other, and in turn against the young colossus across the Atlantic, America. One woman, driven by love and the need to redeem the tarnished legacy of her father.
China Clipper
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This story of unfolding love, danger and adventure invites the reader into a magical world long gone. In 1937, Pan American Airways fabulous new seaplane, China Clipper, roared off the waters of San Francisco Bay, and headed across the Pacific to Manila, in the Philippians. Among the passengers are a pretty heiress, a handsome bodyguard and a vicious kidnapper.
Fighter Pilot's Special Mission
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This is a fiction story that follows a fighter pilot from flight training to assignment to a squadron on a carrier to becoming a seasoned pilot who flies CAP and other missions. On one mission, he must protect the carrier task force from an intruder flying supersonic toward it at night during a typhoon because all Aegis systems are blinded and the carrier can't launch aircraft.
Designer of Fighter Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Identity theft, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
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Designer of Fighter Aircraft, an ebook authored by birendranath upadhyay, one of the founder members of the helicopter industry in india, russia and ukraine, is a true story of corruption in military and civil aviation.
Career As A Pilot: What They Do, How to Become One, and What the Future Holds!
Series: Career Books, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers
A career as a Pilot is an exciting one! But do you really know what it takes to become one? This book takes you inside the career and shows you the day and the life of a Pilot. Inside you’ll learn what they do, what training is required, what the future holds, and how you can become one!
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson is the third volume in the Passion for Flight series; these short biographies (under 20,000 words) tell the stories of notable pilots who inspire young and old alike. An actor who appeared in more than 100 movies, Cliff Robertson's roles in aviation included helping launch EAA’s Young Eagles program in 1992 and serving as its first chairman.
Radiant Crossing
Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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It's Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, 2013. Hamilton "Hamfist" Hancock is in command of a Boeing 777, over the middle of the Atlantic Ocean,when most of the electronic equipment on the aircraft becomes inoperative. Hamfist must decide where to take his aircraft that will best protect the safety of his 200 passengers. And he must make that decision soon. Very soon.
Air Of Injustice
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 190,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
“Air of Injustice” is the result of an exhaustive 2 year long investigation by US Aviator Magazine Publisher/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, into the three year battle between R.A. “Bob” Hoover and the FAA. Hoover is a legendary fighter pilot, test pilot and airshow pilot now in his 70s, who was once called “the best pilot I ever saw” by no less than Brigadier General (ret.) Chuck Yeager.
NASA's First A: Aeronautics from 1958 to 2008 - From NACA to the Space Age, Dryden, Langley, Ames, X-Planes, Faget, Hypersonics, Lifting Bodies, V/STOL, Rutan, NASP, SST, Composites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's aviation programs, starting with NACA research in the 1940s and 1950s through the space race to current times.