Books tagged: helicopter

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Cheetah in the Rain
Series: Sam Jenkins Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,510. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Amy Gordon was doing her Doctorate on Cheetahs. Her marriage was over. Sam Jenkins’ marriage was also going through a rough patch, but he would never consider deserting his wife and children. His resolve is tested to the limits when he meets Amy. Against the backdrop of a pride of man-eating lions and determined terrorists, the pace is scorching. Forbidden love in the African wilderness….
Adventures In The Air - 15 high-flying tales of airborne adventure to inspire your travelling spirit to soar
Price: Free! Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
MH-53J/M PAVE LOW III/IV Systems Engineering Case Study - Challenges of Night Rescue and Night Vision; Technical Details and Program History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Sikorsky HH/MH-53 (iii) PAVE LOW series.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
The Baobab Accord
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The winds of change are blowing through the sub continent, where a ruthless despot supported by his vicious military generals, and on their payroll are many hundreds of foreign mercenaries; collectively they have been, and currently are practicing mass genocide on a population of five million people, in an attempt to make them compliant and docile.
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
The Golden Hour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Golden Hour is a novel based on fact; the first book written by a helicopter air-ambulance pilot and journalist on the subject of helicopter EMS. Randy Mains wrote The Golden Hour to act as a bellwether to say if the current practices and attitudes were allowed to continue more people would die, a warning that has sadly come prophetic. It is now the most dangerous job in America.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
Amateur Hour
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 111,110. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Navy SEAL George "Pug" Ironhorse is part Navajo Indian, part Scottish, and part Armenian. Before they let him retire, he is given one last mission: stop nuclear terrorists from hitting Los Angeles. His uses his first suspect, a nuclear medicine technologist who photographs birds on the weekends, as bait to draw out the bad guys. Things don't turn out as planned. First book in a series
U.S. Marines in the Korean War: Authoritative Official History from the Frozen Chosin to the Armistice, Extensive Aircraft, Helicopter, and Equipment Coverage, Major League Reservists, Ted Williams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,800. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The focus of the various authors who wrote these historically related works on Korea did so to remember those Marines who fought and died in what some historians sometimes characterized as the "forgotten war." Forgotten or not, the Korean conflict was without parallel in Marine Corps history.