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Sun in Flight Vol. lll BUTTERFLIES By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is tragic-comedy. The Kindlers inhabit a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror. In the family saga, dreamtime magic seeps into... More > daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race and the ‘special relationship’ of two countries In Volume III, BUTTERFLIES, the Kindlers move to Tehran. Cal then quits the State Dept. and flees to Scotland with his family. Trying to get away from the Missile Crisis, they find that Edinburgh is not so far from Havana. Cal teaches in Kentucky, where Sammy discovers hash brownies while twin Harry stays forever sober British. Cal then finds work in London. 1968 finds Sammy in Paris. Harry studies in England and meets Kuwaiti Rashid, conduit to the Arab world. Sammy takes a memorable acid trip. Maggie’s parents grow odder as her children grow farther away. Patty’s dreams turn seriously strange. The book ends with the Apollo moon landing.< Less
Sun in Flight Vol. ll SPOOK By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is tragi-comedy. Three generations of Kindlers inhabit a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror. Dreamtime magic seeps into... More > daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race. In SPOOK, the second volume, Cal joins the new CIA, is posted to London and marries Vik’s sister, Maggie. Twins Harry and Sammy arrive in 1949. Cal, now undercover Air Force, ‘guards’ Fort Knox gold. He stays in touch with Cameron Sykes at the British Foreign Office and Burl Deavins, ex college roomie, ex Manhattan Project and now with Von Braun at White Sands. Burl keeps Cal posted on arms race lunacy and in 1953 they watch the DOD’s atomic show near what is now Las Vegas. Dreams loom, the Oakshotts visit Louisville and Cal wangles a transfer back to London, where he joins Gorms and grows fat. The book closes with Suez and Sputnik.< Less
Sun in Flight Vol. lV COLD STORAGE By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is tragi-comedy. Three generations of Kindlers live in a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror. Dreamtime magic seeps into... More > daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race. COLD STORAGE, the fourth volume, begins at the 1970 Isle of Wight pop festival. Sammy studies sociology and dope, Harry becomes a serious biochemist, mongrel Keele dies and Patty fixates on dolphins. Sammy becomes a bus driver and dreams of apes. Dipper the pug appears. Cal quits stockbroking and Maggie founds a school for rich Arab girls. The school thrives, Cal doesn’t, Patty retreats to Wales, Harry becomes a corporate high-flier and Sammy flees to Mexico, where he marries Rosa and is handed the anti-nuke baton by a tired Burl. Harry is transferred Mexico. Bombings in Beirut bring talk of terrorism. Harry Oakshott loses his sight, regains it and dies an ironic, humdrum and heroic death.< Less
Sun in Flight Vol. l SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is comedy set against tragedy. Three generations of Kindlers cling to wobbly orbits of a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror.... More > In the family saga, dreamtime magic seeps into daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race and the ‘special relationship’ of two countries. Volume I, SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP, recounts the brief wartime marriage of Kentucky navigator Cal Kindler and Cambridge schoolgirl Vik Oakshott. WWII events drive the plot. Cal fears blowback – the Dresden raid brings home to him how no home is safe. And then Vik and baby Dawn die by fire on the same day Hiroshima is bombed. Vik’s dad, Harry, is the granddaddy of all barbershop strategists. He paints the wider picture for us. Wartime details, from ration-stretching tips to the B17 layout, hang from the episodic storyline. A surprise ending reveals the strange common dreaming Vik shared with her sister.< Less
Non-Propellant Propulsion for Space Flight By Yung-Kang (Derby) Sun
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“Non-propellant Propulsion for Space Flight” gives brief introductions of space environments, two major orbital transfer methods, various unique and breakthrough propulsive technologies,... More > and presents two of my proposed propulsive ideas with fundamental physics and understandable explanations with mathematical formula at space travels. This book provides various unconventional propulsive technologies to readers with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds to open thoughts other than the traditional views for planetary travels in the solar system. This book would encourage readers with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds to have hope for advanced and unique propulsive technologies to travel other planets through introductions of breakthrough propulsive technologies, and inspire students at high schools to establish strong interests to pursue their degrees in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields after enrolled into colleges and universities.< Less
Non-Propellant Propulsion for Space Flight By Yung-Kang (Derby) Sun
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“Non-propellant Propulsion for Space Flight” gives brief introductions of space environments, two major orbital transfer methods, various unique and breakthrough propulsive technologies,... More > and presents two of my proposed propulsive ideas with fundamental physics and understandable explanations with mathematical formula at space travels. This book provides various unconventional propulsive technologies to readers with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds to open thoughts other than the traditional views for planetary travels in the solar system. This book would encourage readers with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds to have hope for advanced and unique propulsive technologies to travel other planets through introductions of breakthrough propulsive technologies, and inspire students at high schools to establish strong interests to pursue their degrees in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields after enrolled into colleges and universities.< Less
Non-Propellant Propulsion for Space Flight By Yung-Kang (Derby) Sun
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“Non-propellant Propulsion for Space Flight” gives brief introductions of space environments, two major orbital transfer methods, various unique and breakthrough propulsive technologies,... More > and presents two of my proposed propulsive ideas with fundamental physics and understandable explanations with mathematical formula at space travels. This book provides various unconventional propulsive technologies to readers with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds to open thoughts other than the traditional views for planetary travels in the solar system. This book would encourage readers with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds to have hope for advanced and unique propulsive technologies to travel other planets through introductions of breakthrough propulsive technologies, and inspire students at high schools to establish strong interests to pursue their degrees in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields after enrolled into colleges and universities.< Less
The Twin Suns By Cecil Cory
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Ancient technology was discovered in the Kuiper belt. Scientific research teams gathered from Earth, the Federation of Colonies on Mars, and the Lunar Federation of States to study the ancient... More > technology. Karl and Amy Artuso applied and they were chosen from thousands of other applicants for the expedition. With the discovery of the hidden caves on Pluto, the corporation felt that it was within limits to send this family along with others to explore the region. Karl and Amy packed up their four children and told them that they were going on a great journey. During their research, Karl found and repaired a small maintenance ship. He persuaded the director of operations to allow him test fly the small ship. Amy convinced him to allow her to accompany him on the test flight. The personnel of the research center watched as they darted out into space. Then they suddenly disappeared from the Sol system and entered the Twin Suns system. Little did they know what lay before them would change all of their lives.< Less
Wake of the Sun By Jon Campbell-Copp
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Sixteen years after being abducted by her father, Meredith Simon boards a flight from Paris to New York. She is 24 and the daughter of Patrick Simon, a fugitive wanted in connection with crimes... More > across two continents, and a conspiracy icon hailed by some as the architect of a new method for producing hydrogen fuel. In just two decades, hydrogen has fast replaced conventional fossil fuels to become the main source of electric power in the United States and other countries around the world. Waiting at the airport in New York is Agent Hanna Corsica of the FBI Missing Persons unit. She has been assigned to interview Meredith about the circumstances of her alleged kidnapping. After retiring to a nearby safehouse, Agent Corsica must speedily sift through doubt and evidence to discern if Meredith can be trusted. With pressure mounting from beyond the safehouse walls, Agent Corsica is compelled to test the strength of the Simon’s implausible tale, the implications of which reach to the highest echelons of power.< Less
Basic Flight Maneuvers By Shara Azod
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Pippa hated military fighter pilots. Virtually all she knew were arrogant, know-it-all bastards who thought that the sun rose and fell on them. And then there was Captain Seth Austin. Undoubtedly,... More > one of the best pilots she was acquainted with, she could find no fault with the way that he treated the crew or his plane. But she could fault him for his infectious smile and those wicked hazel eyes as they were interfering with her hate of him. If only she didn’t lust after the man, her world would be just fine. A man good at calculations, Seth couldn’t figure out Petty Officer Pippa Tanner. An easygoing guy, everyone liked him. And then there was Pippa - the one woman that he couldn’t stop thinking about. Everything about her drew him in and he'd draw her in if only she would give him half a chance to change her mind.< Less

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