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The Midair Crash of a TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC7 Grand Canyon, Arizona June 30, 1956
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
One of the pilots involved in the tragic collision of two planes above the Grand Canyon had received an ok to ascend to 21,000 feet while attempting to evade a thunderstorm. This put his TWA Super Constellation in line to crash into a United Airlines DC7 which was in the same cloud bank. My e-book looks at the crash and the difficulties involved in accessing the bodies inside the UAL wreckage.
Early-Day Flying in Kansas City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
"Early-Day Flying in Kansas City" is based on a trade paperback published in 1970. The original book, Aviation History in Greater Kansas City, was compiled by "Historic Aviation" magazine, edited and published by Ken Weyand, a private pilot at the time, with a keen interest in aviation history.
The Crash Of TWA Flight 903 Cairo, Egypt August 31, 1950
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Egyptian movie star Camelia was given a spectacular funeral in Cairo after the awful crash of the TWA Constellation which took her life. The actress was among 55 persons who died on the 4 engine plane. The TWA propeller plane was similar to one used by U.S. President Eisenhower. Lockheed built the 947A from 1943-1958. My ebook profiles the plane's passengers, the crash aftermath and its causes.
Trans-Atlantic US and Latin American Airways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the review of the origins of the World's Airways this book deals specifically with the first trans-Atlantic flights inter-continental American Airlines and Airways and the developments in Latin America the internal growth and Pan-Am trans-ocean flying-boat services the famous Sikorsky China clippers; come fly with the pioneering aviators that established the airways of today.
William Edward Boeing: Sky King
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Biographical profile of William Edward Boeing, one of America's great aviation pioneers. Award-winning author Daniel Alef tells the story of Boeing from his early days in timber to his discover of airplanes and flight. Boeing lived through the most difficult, yet exciting years of the growth of aviation and air transportation, being ultimately responsible for the jets spanning the globe.
The Mannerheim Line
Series: Joe Lyons & Jimmy Carson, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jimmy Carson and Joe Lyons meet during the Spanish Civil War and fly together through three wars. In 1961, Lyons is killed when he is shot down at the Bay of Pigs. Unwilling to admit an American pilot was involved the CIA devises a cover story that Carson, who was not involved in the Cuban invasion, doesn’t believe. Years later he uncovers a bizarre incident that unravels the cover story.
Kuchma's Dictum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A Russian colonel tries to terrorize the United States into withdrawing its troops from Europe so Russia can bring the breakaway republics back into the fold. He is a supporter of General Kuchma who is running in the presidential election. Convinced getting American troops out of Europe will ensure Kuchma's election, the colonel launches a series of terrorist attacks against the United States.