Books tagged: blackbird

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As Good As It Gets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
"AS GOOD AS IT GETS" From 150 MPH TO MACH 3  2100 MPH A glimpse of Air Force assignments that certainly places them in the category of the title of the book. A career that started by  flying 30 sorties over Europe in a  B-17 bomber during WWII then a tour in B-29 bombers flying alert sorties, which was followed up by flying worldwide RB-47 recon missions around Soviet territories.
Flight Research: Problems Encountered and What They Should Teach Us - Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, X-15, YF-12 Blackbird, P-51 Mustang, Lifting Bodies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Milt Thompson's account of lessons to be learned involves aspects of the history of flight research at what was then called the Flight Research Center and its predecessor organizations— redesignated in 1976 the Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center. Many fascinating topics are covered: lifting bodies, the P-51 Mustang, X-planes, XS-1, X-15, the YF-12 Blackbird, the Space Shuttle, and more.
Ebony and Spica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I rescued two baby birds, a blackbird and a starling. Over time, first Ebony and then Spica became an important part of my life here in France. I describe their growth from helpless fledglings to confident adults, their antics, quirks and highly distinctive characters, and how I had to adapt my working life to their needs and demands. Birds are so unlike us, yet trust and affection can flourish.
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is the story of Betsy the Broad-tailed Hummingbird's adventures as she travels from the edge of Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park and meets over 20 fascinating species of birds and other friends along the way. The story is illustrated with stunning photographs of birds and contains supplementary scientific information about each of the birds.
Choices
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 760. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2014 by William R. Parks. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This book is published as a paperback and e-book by William R. Parks: www.wrparks.com The book teaches young children how to identify backyard birds by their color. "Choices" is a make believe story about birds choosing the colors of their feathers written by Donna Lewis & illustrated by Doris Rapp. Lewis wrote two other popular children's books: "Peppi Puffin to the Rescue" & "Time to Fly."
Terr4tory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Barron Kane is a man on a mission. Should be easy enough. Repay his debt to his brother by heading to Minnesota and helping out an old friend. How hard could it be? Problem is, the old friend is anything but old and once Barron commits himself to playing the role of Willa Hutchinson's mate and protecting her and her pack, it’s impossible to convince his wolf it was all a ruse.
America’s New Mach 6 Air Speed SR-72
Price: Free! Words: 80. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
The "Son of SR-71 "Black Bird" with the SR-72 flying at 16+ miles up. The new normal is that speed & altitude trumps stealth, so China & Russia..."Catch me if you can"!