Books tagged: test pilot

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Miracles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Pilot Sam Reese survived a plane crash but isn’t sure he'll survive the results of nearly dying. Hiding out in Bourner's Crossing, population 213, he doesn’t plan on getting the hots for the local midwife.... Kate Morgan sees the cracks in Sam's armor and aches to give him the compassion he needs. If only she can show him that, no matter how far or fast he runs, he can't escape fate—or love.
Deadstick
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hank's scorching across the California sky in a race to save his son. The afterburners are overheating and Sally Jean is tearing apart around him. At 55,000 feet. A dieselpunk story by Sean Monaghan, author of Pan Am 617 Heavy. Includes bonus story "How Do You Like These Heights".
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
A Sky Full of Challenges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
Chasing the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1947. In the deserts of California, men are competing to become the "fastest man alive". The sound barrier has already been broken, but still the tests with the Bell X-1 continue. Lt. Bobby Kohler is next in line to compete for the title of "fastest man alive". Will his decisions on test day lead to disaster, or enable him to pursue his dream of chasing the sun?
Hellfire (short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Nate is a test pilot for the United States Army. Actually, he is the best damned test pilot period, even with the headaches. The United States is developing a new kind of piloted war machine with the help of Franklin Industries and they have secured some of the most high tech, abrasive equipment on the planet. Does it work? Read here to find out!
But for the Grace of God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
Two Loves Lost
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Delbert Pillage, a scrawny child hides his intelligence to minimize harassment. Only Sylvia Cairns sides with him and a love between them is born. Delbert’s true ability is discovered in high school and early entry into university separates them. His natural flying skill leads him to a short-lived test pilot career. During his training, a tragedy drives Sylvia to become a nun. Two loves lost?