Airplane Stuff

Author: Capt Mike Ray
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781442124257
Size: 13,88 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Airplane Stuff" is a totally unique collection of aviation and flight related material that will be a fascinating and often read addition to any airplane lover's library. The full color, lavishly illustrated document is crammed from margin to margin with technical information and supporting graphics that reflect the unusual and entertaining writing style of Captain Mike Ray, long time military/airline pilot. While this collection is specifically written with the non-professional enthusiast and home based flight simulator hobbyist as a backdrop, it has broad appeal for any person who is fascinated with things associated with the flight paradigm and flying in general. Get ready for a visual feast and join with Captain Mike as he shares a whole lotta obscure and interesting airplane stuff.

Kites Birds Stuff Aircraft Of The U S A Martin Aircraft

Author: P.D. Stemp
ISBN: 1291940642
Size: 14,15 MB
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The aviation history of Martin aircraft. From the beginning to their demise, as such. Information on their aircraft through to Martin Marietta and to their amalgamation with Lockheed. Biplanes, monoplanes, seaplanes, piston engines, jet engines, rockets and missiles, plus projects. The whole works ?

War Expenditures

Author: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Expenditures in the War Department
Size: 18,94 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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War Expenditures Aviation 3 V

Author: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Expenditures in the War Dept
Size: 20,97 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Gray Matter

Author: Denny Pollard
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1466919299
Size: 15,20 MB
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To be completely frank about it, I'm increasingly aware that there are as many gray areas in aviation as there are black-and-white ones, and I'm beginning to feel as if I know less and less about what I do. I'm a trained and reasonably experienced A&P mechanic, and I'm supposed to know this airplane stuff, but my experiences are often contradictory to what I know are theoretical facts. It's frustrating, and sometimes I think I knew more back when I knew less. Or at least I thought I did. To keep an aircraft in peak operating condition, aircraft mechanics and service technicians perform scheduled maintenance to make repairs and complete inspections required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Many aircraft mechanics specialize in preventive maintenance. They inspect engines, landing gear, instruments, pressurized sections, accessories—brakes, valves, pumps, and air-conditioning systems, for example—and other parts of the aircraft and do the necessary maintenance and replacement of parts. Inspections take place following a schedule based on the number of hours the aircraft has flown, calendar days, cycles of operation, or a combination of these factors. To examine an engine, aircraft mechanics work through specially designed openings while standing on ladders or scaffolds, or use hoists or lifts to remove the entire engine from the craft. After taking an engine apart, mechanics use precision instruments to measure parts for wear and use x-ray and magnetic inspection equipment to check for invisible cracks. Worn or defective parts are repaired or replaced. They may also repair sheet metal or composite surfaces, measure the tension of control cables, and check for corrosion, distortion, and cracks in the fuselage, wings, and tail. After completing all repairs, mechanics must test the equipment to ensure that it works properly.

Alien Ice

Author: Alfred H. Berger
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1453507310
Size: 17,82 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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When a Kryogenetics engineer working at a military facility discovers how to revitalize people to remain at their present age, and remain there for 100 years at a time, all hell breaks loose. Military, Mafia, and space aliens, greedy rich government persons, there comes into being the race of who gets the secret first. The good guys against the bad, or so it seems. The engineer and his wife are kidnapped by paid mercenaries recruited by doublecrossing persons wanting this information for themselves and stand to make billions and billions of dollars. One man with a secret. An adventure follows that will span the United States, Europe, the fringes of outer space, and space aliens, and that will tax the ingenuity of his mom and dad to get them free from their glacial entombment.

The Preacher S Commentary Vol 05 Deuteronomy

Author: John C. Maxwell
Editor: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418587796
Size: 20,92 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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General editor Lloyd J. Ogilvie brings together a team of skilled and exceptional communicators to blend sound scholarship with life-related illustrations. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the introduction, which reveals the author's approach and salient background on the book, each chapter of the commentary provides the Scripture to be exposited. The New King James Bible has been chosen for the Preacher's Commentary because it combines with integrity the beauty of language, underlying Hebrew and Greek textual basis, and thought-flow of the 1611 King James Version, while replacing obsolete verb forms and other archaisms with their everyday contemporary counterparts for greater readability. Reverence for God is preserved in the capitalization of all pronouns referring to the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit. Readers who are more comfortable with another translation can readily find the parallel passage by means of the chapter and verse reference at the end of each passage being exposited. The paragraphs of exposition combine fresh insights to the Scripture, application, rich illustrative material, and innovative ways of utilizing the vibrant truth for his or her own life and for the challenge of communicating it with vigor and vitality.

Riding Gain

Author: Joyce Krieg
Editor: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1466879688
Size: 11,53 MB
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When Shauna J. Bogart's former intern is shot to death in the city park, the grandmother of the suspect, another young man, asks Shauna J. for help. The young man tried to run from the murder scene and was shot and seriously wounded by the police. The youth's grandmother is certain he is innocent and Shauna agrees to look into it. A murder-mystery might be just the thing to distract her from her own problems, which are currently numerous. Shauna J.'s boss has added a weekly spot for a self-styled psychic into her program, without even telling her. She's been getting puzzling call-ins from someone who claims to be her high school friend. And she's learned that a network station with an almost-promised job for her thinks her image is "too old." Another offer is in the wind, but does she want it enough to move from her beloved Sacramento to Los Angeles? More important, would Pete Kovacs, her significant other, be willing to make the move? Taking up the case, Shauna J. enlists her willing assistant, Josh, and the pair hunts down every puzzling clue. What they turn up is an evil scheme that touches more and more of the people they encounter and threatens Shauna J., as well as those around her, with sudden death. In her prize-winning first novel, Murder Off Mike, Joyce Krieg proved that going behind the scenes of talk radio can be fun, fascinating, and sometimes downright scary. She continues to prove it delightfully in Riding Gain, Shauna J. Bogart's third escapade.

A Field Guide To Burying Your Parents

Author: Liza Palmer
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0446558281
Size: 18,69 MB
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Grace Hawkes has not spoken to her previously tight-knit family since her mother's sudden death five years ago. Well, most of the family was tight-knit--her father walked out on them when she was 13 and she and her two brothers and sister bonded together even closer with their mother as a result. She's been doing her best to live her new life apart from them, but when their estranged father has a stroke and summons them, Grace suddenly realizes she's done the same thing he had done...abandoned those who need her most. And need her they do, for inside the hospital walls, a strange war is unfolding between the pseudo-kindly woman who is their father's second wife and the rest of the original Hawkes clan. Upon reconnecting with her brother and sisters, Grace will find a part of herself she thought was lost forever. As they unravel the manipulative deception of the second Mrs. Hawkes, Grace will finally be able to stand up for her family--and to remember what a family is, even after all these years.

The Wrong Stuff

Author: Truman Smith
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806183500
Size: 19,12 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Between April and July 1944, Truman Smith Flew thirty-five bombing missions over France and Germany. He was only twenty years old. Although barely adults, Smith and his peers worried about cramming a lifetime’s worth of experience into every free night, each knowing he probably would not survive the next bombing mission. Written with blunt honesty, wry humor, and insight, The Wrong Stuff is Smith’s gripping memoir of that time. In a new preface, the author comments with equal honesty and humor on the impact this book has had on his life.