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Beginnings: Hoverclub of America Newsletters from 1976 to 1979 By Paul Esterle
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Reproductions of the first four years of the Hoverclub of America newsletters plus some bonus photos of early hovercraft.
Navy Gas Turbine Systems Technician: Electrical 2 - (NAVEDTRA 14112) (Nonresident Training Course) By Naval Education & Training Center
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COURSE OVERVIEW: In completing this nonresident training course, you will demonstrate a knowledge of the subject matter by correctly answering questions on the following: engineering administration;... More > uninterrupted power supply systems; engineering control system operations; engineering support systems maintenance; electrical and electronic systems maintenance; pressure, temperature, and level control devices; and the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) and the Patrol Combatant Missile (PHM) propulsion systems.< Less
The Leopard on the Rock By N M Cole
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When an Elvis impersonator arrives at a run down karaoke club on the outskirts of Brighton and announces that he is an Arch Angel there is a mixed reaction of surprise, wonder, curiosity and... More > scepticism! The family members of the club ICONZ are all in need of an angelic visitation, however this is not quite what they expected. Would you recognize a heavenly experience? "I like to think that angels are beautiful, soft, giant, invisible support cushions, full of gentle memory foam. Floating about in the air like hidden mattresses ready to catch us if we fall or supporting us whenever we feel we can't go on..." A little touch of heaven is manifesting by the seaside... Who will notice?< Less
Baron Zood Ruler of the Universe By Lily Swan
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One morning a peculiar creature appears in Joe's living room and begins eating the cushions. His name is Baron Zood and he is the power-crazed, furry eared, self-styled ruler of a small, damp and... More > rather uninteresting universe. Now the Baron has stolen a pair of magical, Universe-Jumping shoes and he is on the run. But the shoes are under a curse and every time he uses them, something unexpected happens. At the very moment the Baron appears, Joe’s sister, Eliza, disappears into thin air. It is up to Joe and the not terribly helpful Baron Zood to get her back.< Less
Tsiolkovski, The Cosmic Scientist and His Cosmic Philosophy By Daniel H. Shubin
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Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovski was the founder of Soviet astrophysics and cosmonautics. He was a self-taught scientist and inventor, a schoolteacher, a cosmic and futurist philosopher, and a... More > science fiction writer. His important designs include dirigibles formed with a metallic shell with a unique navigation system, the jet propulsion engine, the use of rockets for space travel, high altitude balloons, air-cushion vehicles, high-speed trains, and heavier-than-air aircraft. This book is a portrait of this extraordinary man and his extraordinary mind. It provides a sketch of his life and an introduction to his views and ideology, and a collection of original translations of his scientific concepts of the universe and space travel, his cosmic and socialist philosophy, as well as his most popular science fiction story. Daniel H. Shubin translated many books from Russian into English and authored many on Russian history, philosophy and religion.< Less
A Woman's Power By A. M. Barnard
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"Has she come?" "No, Mamma, not yet." "I wish it were well over. The thought of it worries and excites me. A cushion for my back, Bella." And poor, peevish Mrs.... More > Coventry sank into an easy chair with a nervous sigh and the air of a martyr, while her pretty daughter hovered about her with affectionate solicitude. "Who are they talking of, Lucia?" asked the languid young man lounging on a couch near his cousin, who bent over her tapestry work with a happy smile on her usually haughty face. "The new governess, Miss Muir. Shall I tell you about her?" "No, thank you. I have an inveterate aversion to the whole tribe. I've often thanked heaven that I had but one sister, and she a spoiled child, so that I have escaped the infliction of a governess so long." "How will you bear it now?" asked Lucia. "Leave the house while she is in it." "No, you won't. You're too lazy, Gerald," called out a younger and more energetic man, from the recess where he stood teasing his dogs.< Less