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To Love An Aluminum Bitch: Stories & Lyrics of Aviation Maintenance & Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance
Aviation tales and poetry that will have you believing in heroes made of metal as well as flesh and bone; and dreaming of dancing in the upper atmosphere, even if our feet are most always stuck on the ground.
Ideas, Inventions and Insanity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
When an Inventor decides to invent something he generally doesn’t know what it is he is going to create, unless of course he has already been inspired by an idea or a brain wave. Firstly he will try to think of something which everybody needs but hasn’t yet been thought of, or a crazy device which nobody wants. Whatever it is it's an invention crazy or insane.
The Sky Behind Me 2nd Edition, Extended Downwind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
The Sky Behind Me is aviation memoir, and instructional matter on Crew Resource Management. TSBM fits on shelves alongside Chickenhawk, What It is Like to Go to War, CW-2, A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care and Flying: The Aviation Trilogy. Non-fiction readers who love flying and human interest tales will devour The Sky Behind Me.
A Flight Below Ground
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The concept of having airfields underground has been a long considered possibility however those who promote the idea are considered to be slightly unbalanced. However when all the issues and advantages are considered then the feasibility and possibility of such facilities becomes a possible reality. The environmental benefits and new technology make the use of them a cool challenge.
How To Not Spoil Your Day
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical stories from my 25 years as a Commercial Pilot with Tips for all pilots from Student to Airline Pilots . A good read for general public and a Hand book for pilots.
On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research leading to America's Space Shuttle.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
The History of the XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft: From Concept to Flight - XV-3 Program, Stability Issues, Army and Navy Participation, VTOL, Flight Research Incidents and Crash, V-22 Osprey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this wonderful NASA history document tells the story of the successful development of the tilt rotor aircraft.
Crafting Flight: Aircraft Pioneers and the Contributions of the Men and Women of NASA Langley Research Center - NACA Aviation History, Apollo Moon Landing, Viking Mars, Jet Airplanes, Wind Tunnels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book provides a great history of NASA Langley Research Center's contributions to aviation and spaceflight.
Wilbur and Orville Wright: Chronology Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright - Engaging History of the Aeronautics Pioneers, including Flight Logs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book marks a lasting contribution to the observance of this ultimate aviation milestone.