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Chute Roll
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Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
From the myrockandrollbooks series: Skydiving—one mistake, and you fall like a piano...until, SPLAT! You're a blob of jam. Jeff Nichols works at a local flight school. He hears of a plan to put his biggest rival into a 'chute roll, which he knows no skydiver has ever survived. But trying to stop it might get Jeff thrown from an airplane at 10,000 feet—without his parachute.
An All American Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by XSG Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A screenplay documenting Sam Edwards' Army life in the 1950s, where he falls in love, parachutes for the Army and almost faces federal criminal charges for deeds conducted while serving his country.
I Was a Teenage Devil - But I'm Alright Now!
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Series: Construction of a Personality, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Teenage Devil' is the sequel to 'Surviving', but it stands on its own, dealing with a different set of, no less significant, moral issues. And it's still a story about growing up. On one occasion, an old devil comes-a-calling (a predator, disguised in the form of a senior RAF officer) and Thomas decides to commit the ultimate sin! Fully committing himself to the task, can he actually take a life?
Tailwinds: Adventures of a Young Aviator
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rusty Martin is born to an aviation family and grows up in Casselberry, Florida, in the 1930s. He is an entrepreneur and a self-starter who loves to fly. Rusty is 12 at the outbreak of WW-II. Flying takes the young man to many fascinating events of the time.
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II - Lakehurst Training Center, Parachute Accidents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II is a brief narrative of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of Marine parachute units during World War II.
Parachuting: The Skydiver’s Handbook
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Skydiving! It’s not just falling but the thrill of the unencumbered horizontal flight. Sport parachuting today is not rough and tumble. New equipment and the latest training techniques let you advance quickly to graceful freefall, swift and controlled canopy flight, and smooth and easy tip-toe landings. This all-new, revised edition covers every phase of skydiving from beginning to advanced.