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It's Great To Be Alive! By John M. Connolly
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Fred is your average 12-year-old boy. He's small for his age. Shy around girls. And the biggest kid in class wants to pound his brains out in revenge for a certain incident involving a Tonka... More > truck. But then strange things start to happen. There's the way he caught that fly like time stood still. The way he inexplicably goes from F's on his spelling tests to A+'s. And just what does it mean that he's suddenly singing about Flying Purple People-Eaters? Fred has no idea. But with the help of his best friends, the new girl in school, and a lot of hard work, he just might discover some answers. And what he discovers might not just affect him, but the future of mankind itself....< Less
EASA Enroute Instrument Rating By Phil Croucher
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Until recently, the only option for instrument rating training in Europe was a full course requiring up to 200 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction, but the Enroute and Competency-Based... More > Instrument ratings (for aeroplanes only) are a part of a new approach that is supposed to make instrument flying more accessible, because the original courses were designed as part of a commercial course and were necessarily intense. This book is for people who already hold an ICAO IR, and who can simply convert to the EASA version by completing the skill test and demonstrating to the examiner (during the skill test) an adequate knowledge of air law, meteorology and flight planning. It contains all the information needed to answer the examiner's questions, plus tip and tricks not usually taught on such a basic course.< 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
Assassin By David Bruce
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(The sequel to “Prototype”) December, 1942. The air war is intensifying, but Britain has yet to get a firm grasp of the technology that could make all the difference - the jet-engine. ... More > So, the Prime Minister gives a small aircraft company a challenge: a new jet fighter prototype within a year - or bust. The prototype flies, but has a serious flaw and is threatened with relegation to experimental work. The solution? - banish it to Scotland for intensive operational testing while the politics are sorted out. For test pilot Peter Wren, veteran of the Great War and the Spanish Civil War, the task of leading a team of crack Mosquito crews and a pair of Jive-crazy Mustang pilots would be tough enough without having to cope with their personal problems - and his own feelings for the widow of an American fighter pilot. But the combat worthiness of the fighter is proved in ways that were never anticipated, and when a deadly threat to the USAAF bombing campaign emerges, the “Assassin” is ready...< Less
Behind the Power Curve By Jack Hereford
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When the owner of Waggoner Aircraft, a major aircraft manufacturing company, dies in a midair collision, his stepson tries to run the company and fails. As the business flounders, a raider takes... More > control and sends in a new management team. Ben Carson, the new boss, is met with hostility. In a 'step over the line' confrontation, he fires all the test pilots. Sunny Merlin, company radio operator and highly qualified aviator, has been trying to crack the all-male club of test pilots. With the regulars gone, she seizes the opportunity and begins flying. Bad luck plagues the company, and the innovative ideas of a yonng engineer are suspect in several accidents. At an inopportune moment, Sunny participates in a long distance flight for charity. When the airplane breaks, only the extraordinary skill of Sunny Merlin can save the passengers and the crippled plane.< Less
Behind the Power Curve By Jack Hereford
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When the owner of Waggoner Aircraft, a major aircraft manufacturing company, dies in a midair collision, his stepson tries to run the company and fails. As the business flounders, a raider takes... More > control and sends in a new management team. Ben Carson, the new boss, is met with hostility. In a 'step over the line' confrontation, he fires all the test pilots. Sunny Merlin, company radio operator and highly qualified aviator, has been trying to crack the all-male club of test pilots. With the regulars gone, she seizes the opportunity and begins flying. Bad luck plagues the company, and the innovative ideas of a yonng engineer are suspect in several accidents. At an inopportune moment, Sunny participates in a long distance flight for charity. When the airplane breaks, only the extraordinary skill of Sunny Merlin can save the passengers and the crippled plane.< Less
Behind the Power Curve By Jack Hereford
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When the owner of Waggoner Aircraft, a major aircraft manufacturing company, dies in a midair collision, his stepson tries to run the company and fails. As the business flounders, a raider takes... More > control and sends in a new management team. Ben Carson, the new boss, is met with hostility. In a 'step over the line' confrontation, he fires all the test pilots. Sunny Merlin, company radio operator and highly qualified aviator, has been trying to crack the all-male club of test pilots. With the regulars gone, she seizes the opportunity and begins flying. Bad luck plagues the company, and the innovative ideas of a yonng engineer are suspect in several accidents. At an inopportune moment, Sunny participates in a long distance flight for charity. When the airplane breaks, only the extraordinary skill of Sunny Merlin can save the passengers and the crippled plane.< Less
Behind the Power Curve By Jack Hereford
eBook (PDF): $0.99
When the owner of Waggoner Aircraft, a major aircraft manufacturing company, dies in a midair collision, his stepson tries to run the company and fails. As the business flounders, a raider takes... More > control and sends in a new management team. Ben Carson, the new boss, is met with hostility. In a 'step over the line' confrontation, he fires all the test pilots. Sunny Merlin, company radio operator and highly qualified aviator, has been trying to crack the all-male club of test pilots. With the regulars gone, she seizes the opportunity and begins flying. Bad luck plagues the company, and the innovative ideas of a yonng engineer are suspect in several accidents. At an inopportune moment, Sunny participates in a long distance flight for charity. When the airplane breaks, only the extraordinary skill of Sunny Merlin can save the passengers and the crippled plane.< Less
In The Blink of an Eye By Bradley Hopkins
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Arty is certain that he’s living in the Last Days described in the Bible. He helps to lead his wife back to faith after she is tested close to the breaking point. His own faith is tested when... More > he has to resign his job after he proselytizes a subordinate at work. Oscar is an Air Force pilot flying combat missions over Iran. His back seater is a Christian but Oscar is not. They battle depression and each other as they loose buddies in this 21st Century Crusade. Gen Brandt is the country’s point man to try to deflect a giant asteroid away from Earth. He only has seven months before impact! He thinks they are going to just make their launch window when, all over the world, hundreds of millions of people disappear in the blink of an eye!< Less
In The Blink of an Eye By Bradley Hopkins
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Arty is certain that he’s living in the Last Days described in the Bible. He helps to lead his wife back to faith after she is tested close to the breaking point. His own faith is tested when... More > he has to resign his job after he proselytizes a subordinate at work. Oscar is an Air Force pilot flying combat missions over Iran. His back seater is a Christian but Oscar is not. They battle depression and each other as they loose buddies in this 21st Century Crusade. Gen Brandt is the country’s point man to try to deflect a giant asteroid away from Earth. He only has seven months before impact! He thinks they are going to just make their launch window when, all over the world, hundreds of millions of people disappear in the blink of an eye!< Less

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