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Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
Balus Belong 7 Day
By Adventist Heritage Centre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Story of the First Adventist Mission Plane in the South Pacific.
Flying Colors
By Jonathan Danilowitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Welcome to the Sky!
By Jim Trevors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,420. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Join pilot Jim Trevors for an amazing insight into the the world of an international helicopter pilot. From active war zones through to New Zealand's stunning mountains, this book is the next best thing to actually being there. We'll drop SAS troops into combat, smile politely at the SAM missile crews on a restricted Iranian island, and be back in time for lunch. With just the odd bullet hole...
Sky Ship
By Robert P McAuley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,620. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Picture "Die Hard" in a Zeppelin! This high-action adventure takes place on the greatest zeppelin ever created: Sky Ship! This marvel of ultra-modern technology and luxuries has been taken over by terrorists set to unleash a terrible weapon on the U.S. with security man, Dan McKee and his wife the only persons who might stop them.
Wind Tunnels of NASA - History of Their Contribution to Flight Science from the Wright Brothers to the Shuttle, Current NASA Facilities for Aircraft and Spacecraft Tests
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the history and accomplishments of wind tunnels, featuring a reproduction of the NASA history document, Wind Tunnels of NASA, along with a special section outlining some current NASA wind tunnel capabilities.
Joint Training for Night Air Warfare - Red Flag, Cope Thunder, and the National Training Center, Close Air Support, Counterair
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The reality of today's world is that although the threat of World War III may be greatly reduced, the possibility of wars involving American troops remains high. These wars probably will be conducted by large and complex joint staffs and likely will be characterized by intense activity carried out regardless of weather, time of day, or seasons of the year.
Sabotage: A Chronicle of the Chesterton Crash
By Bryan W. Alaspa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
October 1933: a plane explodes over Chesterton, Indiana, killing all 7 people on board. It was the first act of terrorism against a commercial airliner. 2012: the story of that flight is finally told.
DEAD TIRED – Pilot Fatigue – Aviation's Insidious Killer
By Ace Abbott
You set the price! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Dead Tired is written by a retired commercial pilot who spent far too much time in the cockpit in a state of “dead tired.” A few of his personal sleep deprivation anecdotes are related in the book. However, the primary theme is an in-depth view of the current issue of cockpit fatigue and the FAA’s severely belated response to a serious aviation safety problem. The cumbersome interaction of the...
The Missionary Position: A Tale of Adventure on the South Seas
By J. M. Park
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's the South Pacific of the 1930s, and the Japanese Empire is making its move. Jack Halloway, a tramp pilot by trade who flies where the money takes him, is hired to ferry a beautiful young woman and her brash escort deep into the wilds. Unknown to Jack, though, there's more to her story than she's saying, and what she's left out just might get him killed.