Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 1

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Federal Aviation Administration

This audiobook contains chapters 1 through 10 from the Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A. Study of the handbook should include the PDF …

The Story of the Pony Express

Read by Roger Melin

Glenn D. Bradley

The Story of the Pony Express offers an in depth account behind the need for a mail route to connect the eastern U.S. with the rapidly popul…

The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters

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Logan Marshall

This is a detailed and accurate account of the most awful marine disaster in history, constructed from the real facts as obtained from those…

Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 3

Read by Norman Elfer

Federal Aviation Administration

This audiobook is third and final volume of the Airplane Flying Handbook. This volume is chapter 16, Emergency Procedures. From the preface…

Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 2

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Federal Aviation Administration

This audiobook is volume 2 from the Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A. This volume covers chapters 11 to 15, on transitions to complex,…

An Explorer in the Air Service

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Hiram Bingham

Explorer Hiram Bingham discovered Machu Picchu in 1911, as recounted in his book Inca Lands, now released on LibriVox at…

Among Typhoons And Pirate Craft

Read by David Wales

Lindsay Anderson

Anderson served as third officer aboard the Eamont. Eamont was an opium clipper built in Cowes. Eamont was involved in the opening of Japan …

George and Robert Stephenson

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)

Samuel Smiles

George Stephenson did not invent the steam engine, that was due to Newcomen and later to James Watt. He did not invent the steam locomotive,…

Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy

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A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far fr…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 31 - All Afloat: A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways

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William Wood

No exhaustive Canadian 'water history' can possibly be attempted here. That would require a series of its own. But at least a first attempt …

The Cycle Industry, its origin, history and latest developments

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Walter Ferdinando Grew

From the velocipede to the motor cycle in twenty chapters. A short history of the British bicycle industry from its origins in a Coventry se…

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board Final Report, Volume 1

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Columbia Accident Investigation Board

In 1981, Columbia became the first spacecraft of its type to fly in Earth orbit and successfully completed 27 missions over more than two de…

How It Flies or, Conquest of the Air

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Richard Ferris

In these pages, by means of simple language and suitable pictures, the author has told the story of the Ships of the Air. He has explained t…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 32 - The Railway Builders: A Chronicle of Overland …

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Oscar D. Skelton

When the pace of railroad construction slackened in 1914, Canada had achieved a remarkable position in the railway world. Only five other co…

The Story of the First Trans-Continental Railroad

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William Francis Bailey

Story of the planning, construction, and early operating of the Trans-continental railroad. There is coverage of the early proposals that be…

The Curtiss Aviation Book

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Glenn Curtiss

Glenn Hammond Curtiss, of Hammondsport, New York, won the Scientific American Trophy for the first pre-announced and officially witnessed ai…

Trips in the Life of a Locomotive Engineer

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Henry Dawson

Henry Dawson has written several vignettes of railroad men from the days of steam locomotives. His goal is to show the reader that they are …

The Aeroplane in War

Read by Jim Locke

Claude Grahame-White

"Although it is still a crude machine—in view of the perfected apparatus which is the aim of thoughtful designers—the aeroplane has dem…