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Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358251408
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 2nd, 2021

Glamour, danger, liberation: in a Mad Men–era of commercial flight, Pan Am World Airways attracted the kind of young woman who wanted out, and wanted up

Required to have a college education, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service officer, a jet-age stewardess serving on iconi

My Cool Classic Car: An Inspirational Guide to Classic Cars Cover Image
ISBN: 9781911641568
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Published: Pavilion - May 4th, 2021

A celebration of 40 classic cars from around the world

My Cool Caravan: An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Caravans Cover Image
ISBN: 9781911641575
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Published: Pavilion - May 4th, 2021

Discover over 40 different caravans of all vintages, from across the world

Celebrating the wave of interest in modern-retro caravanning, this is a visual voyage into this stylish world and an idiosyncratic sourcebook for the design-conscious. Featured caravans include retro classics as well as mass-produced models from the 1960s onwards.

Driven: The Race to Create the Autonomous Car Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501199431
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 5th, 2021

Alex Davies tells the dramatic, colorful story of the quest to develop driverless cars—and the fierce competition between Google, Uber, and other companies in a race to revolutionize our lives.

The self-driving car has been one of the most vaunted technological breakthroughs of recent years.

Iron Women: The Ladies Who Helped Build the Railroad Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493037759
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Published: Two Dot Books - March 1st, 2021

Aviation Instructor's Handbook: FAA-H-8083-9B Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510765351
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Published: Skyhorse - May 4th, 2021

Here is the official guide, a new edition developed by the FAA, to help beginning ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors understand the basics of flight instruction.

Heavily illustrated and filled with essential information, topics include:

  • Risk Management and Resource Management
  • Human Behavior
  • The Learning Process

The Auto Biography of Caravans (The Auto Biography Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781782815464
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Published: G2 Entertainment - March 1st, 2022

The Auto Biography of Caravans traces the technological and cultural development of caravans in the decades before and after World War II and includes history of pioneering tours across Europe, Scandinavia and even as far as the Soviet Union. 

Jess Angell: Miss Underground Cover Image
By Jess Angell (Photographer), Dan Rubin (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781951963026
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Published: Trope Publishing Co. - June 29th, 2021

Trope Publishing Company's new Mobile Edition Series identifies fine art photographers shooting in a new way, using mobile devices as their primary tool to capture images, in a category still defining itself. Among the millions of images posted to social media every day, the work of these photographers stands out for its discipline and mastery.

The SS Terra Nova (1884-1943): Whaler, Sealer and Polar Exploration Ship Cover Image
ISBN: 9780750994088
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Published: The History Press - January 1st, 2021

This newly designed and updated edition presents the definitive illustrated account of one of the classic polar exploration ships of the "heroic age." Put together from accounts recorded by the men who sailed in her, it tells the 60-year history of a ship built by a famous Scottish shipbuilding yard, in the 19th-century days of whaling and sealing before coal gas and electricity replaced

The Panama Railroad (Railroads Past and Present) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780253052070
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Published: Indiana University Press - March 30th, 2021

In 1848, a group of ambitious American entrepreneurs decided to embark upon a remarkable engineering feat--they would build a railroad across the Isthmus of Panama to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The creation of the Panama Railroad ranks as one the boldest capitalist ventures in the 19th century, and would require battling climate, disease, and geography before it was completed.

Reducing Airlines' Carbon Footprint: Using the Power of the Aircraft Electric Taxi System Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631950810
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Published: Morgan James Publishing - January 26th, 2021

Reducing Airline's Carbon Footprint is the answer to the airline executives' problems, when it comes to looking for ways to reduce aircraft operations cost.

Reducing Airline's Carbon Footprint introduces the Electric Taxi System, ETS. When commercial aircrafts are equipped with this system, the cost of operation will be reduced due to taxi without the main engines running.

The CVRT (Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance Tracked) family of reconnaissance vehicles has been highly successful since its introduction by the British Army in 1972 and it has seen extensive combat from the Falklands War to Afghanistan.

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