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The Crash of a Royal Dutch Airlines KLM Constellation L749 Bombay, India July 12, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The KLM Constellation was a piston engine, propeller plane built by Lockheed from 1943-1958. The day of the Bombay crash, July 12, 1949, journalists on board were returning from an extended tour of Indonesia. The airliner faced multiple difficulties on its approach to the airfield. The pilot faced inclimate weather and flight control failed to route him to another aerodrome. Disaster was imminent.
The Crash of a Standard Airlines C-46E Burbank, California July 11, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Standard Airlines flew between New York and Los Angeles on unscheduled flights in the late 1940s. These flights appealed to any consumers for their discount rates. Among the passengers who died on the SAL C-46 was an Air Force private on furlough to L.A. An in flight altercation between two passengers may have inadvertently caused the plane to crash.
The Crash of an Avianca-Colombia Super Constellation Montego Bay, Jamaica January 21, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My e-book looks at a catastrophe that befell an Avianca-Colombia Super Constellation in light of numerous other aviation disasters that occurred in January 1960. New York to Jamaica Flight 671 was carrying passengers en route to winter vacations as well as to South American business meetings. Among the seventeen Americans who perished were the son and daughter in law of a U.S. Senator.
Martin Model 262 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Project of 1950
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Martin Model 262 was an unorthodox turboprop VTOL fighter proposal designed to fulfill the same requirement as the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon. This ebook features a comprehensive text and 56 high resolution images of the Model 262 and related designs, including plans, artist's impressions, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
Goodyear GA-28A/B Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A detailed look at the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation GA-28A/B proposal, one of the competitors to the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1 VTOL aircraft of the 1950s. The GA-28A/B were VTOL turboprop tailsitters featuring a semi-delta, semi-midwing configuration with triple vertical tail surfaces. Features 40 high resolution illustrations, including detailed schematics and speculative color profiles.
Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939: The Flying Circus, Planes versus Ships, the Air Corps, Airmail, Building an Air Force, Crew Training, Operations, Coastal Defense, Acrobatics, Civil Affairs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Historians generally agree that the birth of American air power occurred in the two decades between the world wars, when airmen in the U.S. Army and Navy forged the aircraft, the organization, the cadre of leadership, and the doctrines that formed a foundation for the country to win the air war in World War II.
Günther Rall: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Gunther Rall, fighter ace and NATO general, waited fifty years before authorizing this first biography that chronicles almost a century of his life and coincides with some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century.
An Aeronautical Engineer’s View….. The Vought F4U Corsair And its Contemporaries
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
An Aeronautical Engineer's View.....The Vought F4U Corsair and its Contemporaries (6th Edition), by Tom Brinkman, is a well researched, factual and historical description of five legendary United States fighter aircraft of WW II - the Vought F4U Corsair, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American P-51 Mustang, Grumman F6F Hellcat, and Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
Time Travel Adventures of The 1800 Club: Book IV
Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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The 1800 Club was a haven created to serve people seeking a brief escape from the frantic pace of life in New York City during the 2000s. A club member could dress in the styles of clothing their ancestors wore in the 1800s and act as though they were back in those quieter times. Also, the club had time travel capability and when needed they would be asked to go back and fix the hiccup in time.
Inherent Dangers of Supplier Relocations
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
A Supplier Relocation, regardless of how well planned, will undoubtedly impact your Organization in some way or another. Learn where the hidden dangers lie and how to mitigate costly risks before they materialize. An easy read, and ideal for anybody in Management, Procurement, or Supplier Quality Assurance.