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Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines’ Battle for Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
The inside story of crisis and turmoil at American Airlines during the twelve years following the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
Lifeboat No. 8: An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
When the Titanic started sinking, who would make it off alive? More than one hundred years after that disastrous and emblematic voyage, Elizabeth Kaye reveals the extraordinary, little-known story behind one of the first lifeboats to leave the doomed ship. A Second Edition of the This New York Times and Kindle best seller, it has been freshly edited and expanded by the author with new material.
Understanding Air France 447
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board. The book details the crew's failure to maintain aircraft control after a minor failure. Repeatedly hailed as a "must read" for all pilots, the book highlights critical shortcomings in training leading to loss of control in flight
Skygods: The Fall of Pan Am
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
SKYGODS is the saga of America's most glamorous airline. Told from multiple viewpoints--pilots, stewardesses, management executives--SKYGODS is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of Pan American World Airways.
The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
2015 Revised Edition The Rogue Aviator is a memoir of a fun-loving, adventurous pilot during a unique and tumultuous aviation career. The pulse-racing aviation anecdotes are spiced with humor, pathos, and poignancy along with a smattering of decadence and debauchery. An additional theme of this book presents an insider's view of the aviation industry and the results when the profit factor trumps
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
Trucking Business Secrets: How to Start, Run, and Grow Your Trucking Company
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
Book Description You definitely want to have a good guide on everything you need to succeed in the trucking business industry. This book will keep you out of trouble in all facets trucking business. The trucking industry has the luxury of being able to recover from small miscues, but not many of books out there go the the length this book goes to discuss matters Trucking.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
Dispatch Made Easy - An Aircraft Dispatch Handbook (2nd Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A blend of visual aids and diagrams with pointers to the notations, terms and industry standards…this book is really a handbook. It is meant to be a reference of first recourse, meant to help anyone interested in flight dispatching get a hand of information that will propel him into the amazing world of the flight dispatcher.
Seconds To Disaster. Europe Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
(4.00 from 1 review)
Are You At Risk? Is There A Race To The Bottom? Get Informed. "Meade and Ronan pull back the curtain on the airline industry and shine a bright light on the dark corners. Everyone who flies or cares about someone who flies should read this eye-opening account. What you don't see can hurt you." Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, Captain of the Miracle On The Hudson
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
Airbus Flight Control Laws: The Reconfiguration Laws
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Continuing the discussion on Airbus flight control laws started with Airbus A330 Normal Law: Putting fly-by-wire into perspective. Covered here are the Airbus reconfiguration laws, those that become effective when Normal law can no longer function. It provides additional insight into these flight control laws for the pilots who fly them and for interested aviation enthusiasts.
Alberto Ascari
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Some racing fans recall Alberto Ascari primarily for his wreck at the harbor during the 1955 Grand Prix of Monaco. His Lancia went into the water and fortunately he escaped unscathed following the accident. Alberto was a racer's racer. He won back to back world Formula 1 titles that were sandwiched between his appearance in the 1952 Indy 500. Unfortunately he became a victim of the sport he loved.
How to Drive an Exotic Car and get Paid
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
How to Drive an Exotic Car and get PAID is finally here. The long awaited guide to buying an exotic car, leveraging it and making a profit during and after the ownership is now available to you. This guide includes real world examples, specifically including the purchase and use of an Aston martin and Lamborghini for a year with the result of earned income.
Automotive Electronic Diagnostics (Course 1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This book centers on the principles of electronics, from an automotive repair perspective. The knowledge imparted in this work is a must when trying to understand the operation and function of all types of sensors, actuators and automotive circuits. This fist book is part of a two book series on auto-repair electronics.
Automotive Scan Tool PID Diagnostics
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
In this section, the different techniques of scan tool parameter (PID) analysis will be exposed. Techniques involving PID analysis are quickly catching on, due to their speed and accuracy. By properly analyzing the different scanner PIDs, the technician can arrive at the source of the problem much faster and accurately.
Automotive Sensor Testing and Waveform Analysis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
This book covers the operation and testing of most modern automotive engine sensors, such as MAF, MAP, TPS, APP, WSS, ECT and most others that comprise a modern automotive electronic systems. Emphasis is also placed on testing procedures and the flow of diagnostics. The book can be understood by professional and DIY techs alike.
Automotive Computer Network Repair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
In this article we will cover the intricacies of automotive inter-module communication systems or networks. Special emphasis will be placed on the CAN system (Controller Area Network), since it has become the standard.
Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
A brash, funny, and downright ballsy memoir about the ups and downs of a flight attendant's life in the air.