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In Service to the Nation: Air Force Research Institute Strategic Concept for 2018-2023 - U.S. Air Force Strategy Past, Present, and Future, Base Closures, Natural Disaster Threats to Air Force Bases
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this study, the Air Force Research Institute provides its perspective on what the United States Air Force should look like in 2018–2023. This study offers a detailed discussion of the attributes of the Air Force today in order to develop a framework for understanding how the USAF will serve the nation in the future.
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
Touchdown: The Development of Propulsion Controlled Aircraft at NASA Dryden - PCA, Gordon Fullerton, United Air Lines Flight 232 Accident
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This monograph relates the important history of the Propulsion Controlled Aircraft project at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. Spurred by a number of airplane crashes caused by the loss of hydraulic flight controls, a NASA-industry team lead by Frank W. Burcham and C. Gordon Fullerton developed a way to land an aircraft safely using only engine thrust to control the airplane.
Two Faces of a Gemini
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my life long struggle with bi-polar disease and how I have overcome this horrible monster in my life. I am a retired accountant and an amateur author with a flair for writing. This is my first attempt at writing a book. It is an autobiography with alot of twists and turns that lead me to write this story.
The World's Top MMA Fighters: Over 450 Fighter Profiles and Analysis
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You set the price! Words: 267,430. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
"The World's Top MMA Fighters" is the most in-depth book ever written in MMA history with over 900 pages of content dedicated to MMA's biggest stars. Over 450 fighters from the UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator, and the independent circuit are profiled with analysis. "The World's Top MMA Fighters" is quite simply the one and only essential guide for today's MMA world. Pick up your copy today.
The Human Insurgency
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Price: Free! Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Skye is just an ordinary young woman, but after an alien invasion shocks the world she and a disillusioned Chinese politician may be humanity's best hopes.
Getting Dirty
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Series: Dirty, Dirty 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Three. This is my number. It's the exact sum of reasons I continue to go on. One: Strengthen my body. Two: Help others find their own strength. And three: My favorite—find the bastards that took my life away and make them pay for what they did. This is what my life is now. A dead man, inside a scarred body, living only for revenge. 18+ for sexual situations and violence.
Playing Dirty
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Series: Dirty, Dirty 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
My need for power came to me by accident. So we played a dangerous game of trial and error. What I could handle and what I couldn’t. It became apparent fairly quickly that I couldn’t handle much. But I liked this game because I controlled it. Link and Rocky's story continues in this second installment of the Dirty series. 18+ due to sexual situations and violence.
Master Defenders
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy
In a dreaded world infested with aliens, two officers embark on a quest to find powerful heroes across the nation. These fifteen fighters put aside their differences in order to prevent a vile alliance from unleashing an ancient abomination. 'Master Defenders' is a gripping story that brings hope, captures imagination, and builds the 'master' inside all of us.