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Mekong Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 98,200. Language: Australian English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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In post-Khmer Rouge Cambodia, where the ghosts of the past are far from buried and forgotten, one man will battle his inner-demons to save his wife and help destroy a monster spawned in the blood-soaked grounds of the infamous Killing Fields.
Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
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'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."
Heli-hunt
Series: Heart of the Hunter. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
Short story for ages 10+ A death-defying story showing life as a shooter from a venison recovery helicopter. Told in the hunter’s lore and language. ‘I’d seen plenty of photos of shooters riding the chain. I admired their courage, but always whispered ‘bugger that’ and here I was – my turn.’
My Foreign Flying Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This book contains the author's accounts of her long distance trips as a private pilot. They take place to and within Wales, Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, France (twice), California, and Russia. The flights were undertakes by both small aeroplane and helicopter, for Helen has licenses for both. This book should appeal both to pilots and to anyone who enjoys travel and adventure stories.
Flying is Fun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This book is based on the aviation articles which Helen Krasner wrote for the magazine Flight Training News during the years 2011 to 2012. From an article about Helen's experiences of learning to fly, "My Learning-to-Fly Nightmare", to several on helicopter flying, to the final article on giving up flying, altogether there are over 22,000 words of flying related information.
Helicopter Flight Instructor Course Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
While doing her flight instructor course some years ago, helicopter instructor and writer Helen Krasner kept an on-going diary of the highs and lows, the difficulties and successes, her disappointments - and the eventual favourable outcome. This is the story of that six week course. Should be of interest to anyone who flies...or indeed anyone who's ever set themselves a difficult challenge.
Flying Unusual Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This is the final collection of flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles, which were originally published in various aviation magazines. This book looks at six relatively unusual helicopters, rarely flown by the private pilot. They include the Eurocopter EC145, the AgustaWestland Grand, the Bolkow Bo-105, the Schweizer 333, the Mil Mi-2, and the Mil Mi-8. A109, and the Enstrom 480.
Flying Popular Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This is the second collection of flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles, which were first published in a UK aviation magazine. This book looks at seven helicopters which are popular with private owners, organisations such as the police and emergency medical services, and for passenger transport. They include the Eurocopter EC120, 135, and 130, Agusta A109, and the Enstrom 480.
Flying Small Helicopters
Series: Collected Rotary Flight Test Articles 2004-2011, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A collection of former flying instructor Helen Krasner's flight test articles. The first in a series of four books, this one looks at the smaller helicopters on which most people learn to fly, such as the Robinson R22, R44, Schweizer 300CBi, and Bell 206 JetRanger. Each helicopter is described in detail, with its flight characteristics, history and specifications.
Helicopter Flying Instructor Experiences
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This is the fourth collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying. Topics covered include getting your first instructing job, conducting trial lessons, teaching emergencies, and how to deal with panicky students. A good read for all aviation addicts!