Books tagged: gliders

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In Love with Flying
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Flying with and without an engine. In this engaging memoir, Kenneth Ford does more than provide tales from his fifty years of piloting light airplanes and gliders. He explains the kinds of lift that keep gliders aloft, the idiosyncrasies of "tail-draggers," the art of landing in a crosswind, and more. Adding to his own story, he crafts loving profiles of other aviators whom he met and admired.
Flight of Passage
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A space traveler's search for a downed scout ship and its crew turns up a stone-age civilization with an astonishing and poignant legacy.
Why Fly A Sailplane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary 11,000 hour aviator, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying gliders in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for all pilots. He tells how he became involved in this fasinating sport as relaxation while working as a jet fighter test pilot for McDonnell Aircraft. He holds two State Records and the Diamond C Award. All proceeds go to the Catholic Missions.
Curonian Spit - Kistalight på Kuriska Näset
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: Swedish. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Essä och resereportage från Kuriska näset (Curonian Spit, Kuršių nerija eller Куршская коса).