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Flying with the Larks: The Early Aviation Pioneers of Lark Hill

by Timothy Brown

In support of The National Trust. In 1903 the Wright Brothers achieved their dream of powered flight and from then on man's domination of the skies became a reality. The military potential of aircraft was obvious...


The Ice Pilots: Flying with the Mavericks of the Great White North

by Michael Vlessides

As seen on TV!

The Ice Pilots follows renegade Arctic airline Buffalo Airways, and pilots who defy the cold and the competition by using WWII era propeller planes likes the DC-3 to haul vital fuel, supplies,...


Deep Challenge: Our Quest for Energy Beneath the Sea: Our Quest for Energy Beneath the Sea

by Clyde W. Burleson

Deep Challenge blends oil-patch history, eyewitness accounts of disasters, and open access to the official files of Global Marine Inc., the recognized leader in offshore drilling, to tell a true and exciting...


On Wheels

by Michael Holroyd

From the bestselling author of A Book of Secrets, a brisk, charming, illustrated account of a motoring life

As a child, Michael Holroyd spent his best hours in his family’s cramped garage, which contained...


Out of Sight, Out of Mind

by John Carroll

Out of Sight, Out of Mind identifies and dispels various myths which have developed around the importance of sea transport and logistical support, and argues for a new appreciation of the service of the 13,000...


A Flying Life: John Duigan and the first Australian aeroplane

by David Crotty

The flying career of John Robertson Duigan spanned just a decade from 1908 to 1918. 100 years ago he built and successfully flew the first aeroplane made in Australia using only photographs, journal articles...


Maximum Control: Mastering Your Heavyweight Bike

by Pat Hahn

As anyone who's been on one knows, big bikes--Harleys, dressers, tourers, cruisers--handle differently than smaller bikes.  They have different centers of gravity; they steer more slowly; they put you in a...


Shadows on the Sea: The Maritime Mysteries of Britain

by Neil Arnold

The great oceans of the world have long been considered alien environments said to harbor strange creatures and unfathomable mysteries. This new book, from The History Press's successful Shadows series, examines...


Aircraft Maintenance and Repair, Seventh Edition

by Michael Kroes & William Watkins

GET UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION TO PERFORM RETURN-TO-SERVICE AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AND PASS YOUR FAA AIRCRAFT CERTIFICATION!

Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition, is a valuable resource for students of aviation...


Leaves on the Line: Letters on Trains to the Daily Telegraph

by Gavin Fuller

Whether it’s leaves on the line or the wrong kind of snow, whether the extortionately priced, curled-up sandwich on sale in the buffet car, or the militancy of the rail unions that seem to be endlessly on...


Ship Stability: Notes and Examples: Notes and Examples

by Bryan Barrass

The Kemp and Young series provides a general introduction to a number of subject areas in a style that will be ideally suited for those wishing to learn more. The concise presentation of the subject matter is...


The Golden Age of Air Travel

by Nina Hadaway

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however,...


Galloping on Wings with the P-51 Mustang: Diary of an Air Race Pilot

by Howie Keefe

The famed P-51 Mustang, one of the most recognizable aircrafts of the World War II era, is at the heart of this enthralling memoir. After making extreme modifications to a surplus P-51 dubbed “Miss America”—installing...


Odyssey to Ushuaia: A Motorcycling Adventure from New York to Tierra del Fuego

by Andres Carlstein

What makes a man sell all he owns and ride a motorcycle 22,000 miles from his hometown in upstate New York to the southernmost tip of South America? Some call it craziness; Latinos call it “cojones.” This...


Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt: The Unlikely Hero of the Lusitania

by Steven H. Gittelman & Emily Gittelman

Alfred Vanderbilt was extravagant playboy that became the subject of numerous scandals. During the sinking of the Lusitania, he spent his last moments rescuing women and children. Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt follows...


Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections

by Patrick Smith

"Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation...the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explainer."-Boston Globe

Airline pilot Patrick Smith divulges his personal and sometimes surprising...


Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

by Shane Hamilton

Trucking Country is a social history of long-haul trucking that explores the contentious politics of free-market capitalism in post-World War II America. Shane Hamilton paints an eye-opening portrait of the...


Performance Automotive Engine Math

by John Baechtel

The math used to design engines is portrayed in this book for both the budding engine enthusiast and the professional.


Designing and Tuning High-Performance Fuel Injection Systems

by Greg Banish

Formulas, equations, easy-to-understand explanations of how to tune for your specific application and understand what you're doing while doing it.


Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems

by Tony Candela

Learn to modify muscle car electrical circuits or install modern conveniences on performance cars confidently and quickly.