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A Flying Tiger Line Super Constellation Crashes Into A North Hollywood Suburb December 15, 1962
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
1962 wasn't a good year for the Flying Tiger Line. The North Hollywood plane crash in December was its 4th during the year. Another Super Constellation carrying troops had to be ditched in the North Atlantic. It lost power in several engines and there had been no other recourse. Another airliner flown by the company was lost in the Pacific Ocean. Flying Tiger formed after World War II in 1946.
A Pan American-Grace Airliner Vanishes in the Andes Mountains Santiago, Chile July 16, 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The fate of a Pan American-Grace airliner wasn't known for twenty months after it lost radio contact following takeoff in July 1932. Mountaineers working at an inn near the Chile-Argentine border recognized the plane's wreckage in 1934. The delay in recovering the remains of the San Jose were attributed to deep snowfalls and sparse melting. The crash was located at the base of Mount Aconcagua.
A Continental Charters C-46A Pittsburgh to Buffalo Flight Disappears on December 29, 1951
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The search for a vanished C-46A commercial flight that originated in Miami, Florida continued for hours and days after the plane departed Pittsburgh after 9:00 p.m. on December 29, 1951. Numerous organizations and individuals contributed planes, water craft, and cars to assist the effort. The Civil Aeronautics Board opened an investigation into the crash that continued into January 1952.
A United Airlines DC-4 Crashes Into Medicine Bow Peak Albany County, Wyoming October 6, 1955
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 409 was a Douglas C54BDC that originated at New York's La Guardia Field on October 5th. On October 6th the plane missed a scheduled checkpoint over Rock Springs, Wyoming. After this search planes were dispatched from numerous locales to find the missing aircraft. The UAL pilot was a veteran of twelve years with the airline company. Flight 409 was due to land in Salt Lake City at 9:06 MST.
United Airlines Flight 823 The Crash of a Viscount 745D Turboprop Parrottsville, Tennessee July 9, 1964
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Civil Aeronautics Board investigators used a newly adopted jigsaw puzzle method to identify and reconstruct wreckage of the downed Viscount aircraft. They were joined by FBI agents who confiscated papers carried by passengers en route to a meeting at the Oak Ridge Atomic Energy base. Early indications indicated that no bomb was detonated. However a full explanation was delayed for many months.
Life and Times of Wild Bill Troutwine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017 by Mystic Mustangs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bill Troutwine, shares memoirs of a fascinating life through his flourish for storytelling. With a story that begins in Kentucky, a move to Montana, and circling back to Kentucky…which includes a wild ride with Indian Joe through Canada. His masterful, storytelling style takes the reader on a fast-paced ride through the life of “The Last Gunslinger”.
Aviation Legends of the Battle Born State
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame recognizing the men, women, and organizations who pioneered aerospace and aviation in the Battle Born State of Nevada. Becoming the West Coast line of Defense during World War II, Nevada has produced the most astronauts of any state, the NERVA nuclear rocket engine, and the classified science and technology developed in obscurity at venues such as Area 51 & TTR.
Charles Lindbergh: A Short Biography - Famed Aviator and Environmentalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Lindbergh came from obscurity at only twenty-fiver years of age to become one of the most recognized men of the first half of the twentieth century. This famed aviator became a controversial figure during World War II and late in life focused his energy on conservation of the planet.
Lodging -- A Love Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
While World War II engulfs every nation on the globe, Rebecca and her high school friend Sarah can only dream of escaping a dreary, wind-blown existence in western Kansas, until their boring, stodgy old hometown fills with handsome young men learning to fly Army Air Corps bombers known as Liberators, and their lives are suddenly filled with temptation and, perhaps, true love.
AN AVIATORS DREAM
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The true story of a young woman from the 1930S who pursued her dream of aviation, flying during WWIIi as part of the WASPs, the Women Air Force Service Pilots during WWII.