"GRIPPING. ... AN HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT." — WALL STREET JOURNAL • From one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history comes a masterful account of Lindbergh’s death-defying nonstop transatlantic flight in Spirit of St. Louis
Corey Mead's The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...
How-to pro Dennis W. Parks pins down the common challenges of automotive rust repair with clear instructions on how to identify, address, and prevent rust in Automotive Rust Repair and Prevention.
Inherited gems, lovingly restored autos, and first cars: Drive Tastefully explores the intimate relationship between cars and their owners. The connection between an automobile and its proprietor is a special one. And it is made even more so as new technology makes transportation increasingly impersonal.
Who knew, over a century ago, that the freedom-loving, speed-hungry, cutting-edge motorcycle fanatics who founded Harley-Davidson were making history along with bikes? The Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Archive Collection, showcasing more than 100 years of bikes that shaped motorcycle history, brings that history to gleaming life in page after page of motorcycles beyond compare.
In January, 2015 at the Detroit Auto Show, Ford unveiled a new car and the automotive world lost its collective mind. This wasn't some new Explorer or Focus. Onto the stage rolled a supercar, a carbon-fiber GT powered by a mid-mounted six cylinder Ecoboost engine that churned out over 600 horsepower.
One of the most amazing feats of modern life is the frequency with which airplanes safely take off and land: about 40,000 times a day in the United States alone. Commercial aviation is by far the safest mode of transportation and is becoming safer all the time.
The American Icons series celebrates the people, places, and objects that have informed American popular culture over the last 75 years. Illustrated throughout and replete with anecdotes, fun facts, and informative sidebars. American Icons: Corvette celebrates the vehicle that defined high-performance.
The Art of BMW Motorcycles presents the rolling sculptures that are BMW motorcycles in studio portraits, each bike accompanied by a short history of the machine.
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For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the popular website www.askthepilot.com, separates fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know:
Charting the 130-years from the arrival of horseless carriages to the advent of driverless vehicles, celebrate the automobile and the romance of the open road.
"There's something about motorcycles, and the lure of freedom and the open road that they promise. If you've ever wanted to take a motorcycling holiday, you've been before and are looking for new ideas for places to go, or you just want to do something completely different, then this book will inspire you.