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Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway: History and Steam Locomotives

About the Author Richard E. Prince was born in 1920 and was raised in Norfolk, Virginia. He attended Georgia School of Technology in Atlanta, graduating in 1942 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineer [...]

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Boeing 777: Jetliner for a New Century (Airliner Color History)

Boeings advanced 777 is taking passengers through the millenium in style and with all the benefits of the latest design and technology. Here Philip Birtles details the 777s early design, manufacture, production and servi [...]

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Storming Flight 181: GSG 9 and the Mogadishu Hijack 1977 (Raid)

About the Author Chris McNab has published more than 30 titles on history, military history, weapon systems and survival, including two titles for Osprey - Tools of Violence (2008) and Deadly For [...]

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The Ashley Book of Knots

Amazon.com Review The Ashley Book of Knots takes us back to a time when knots saved lives and put dinner on the table. Whether out at sea or in a pioneer cabin, knots were a part of daily life, o [...]

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Railroads in the Old South: Pursuing Progress in a Slave Society

Review Interesting regional history... It is a thoughtful and instructive study that examines not only the pervasiveness of transportation but also some of the social, political, and economic con [...]

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Private Pilot Practical Test Standards for Airplane Single-Engine Land and Sea: FAA-S-8081-14B (Practical Test Standards series)

About the Author The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)?is the agency of the U.S. government with primary responsibility for the safety of civil aviation. Read more [...]

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Hughes After Howard: The Story of Hughes Aircraft Company

Review 'This book fully describes the evolution of a relatively obscure firm in California into what many proclaimed was the world leader in military electronics.'--Dr. Simon Ramo, Co-Founder of [...]

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The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It, Volume 2

Volume 2 of The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual carries on the widely praise, penetrating, and clear-headed approach of Volume I, addressing matters of importance to pilots that ordinary flight training manuals never toug [...]

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When It Comes to the Crunch: The Mechanics of Car Collisions (World Scientific Series in 20th Century Physics)

This book explains how the car, as a structure, behaves in various types of accidents. In order to understand such behaviour the special features of car structures and the elementary physics of car collisions are explain [...]

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Supercars (500 Series)

About the Author Graham Robson is an established motoring journalist and author with many books on numerous different marques to his credit. --This text refers to an alternate Pape [...]

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Volkswagen Transporter The First 60 Years

About the Author Richard Copping has had a passion for Volkswagens for many years, and a particular love of the Beetle of which he has owned many examples. For the last decade his time has been d [...]

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Corvette 427 - Practical Restoration of a '67 Roadster

Review ..'.Sherman's book is more anecdotal stories than boring 'slide Tab A into Slot B.' There's a little of that...there has to be...but mostly the book is full of good advice if you're thinki [...]

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Hot Rod & Custom Car Chronicle

From the rear cover of this 288 page book: 'From the dry lakes and the Barris Kustom shop to today's high-tech hot rods and high-concept customs, 'Hot Rod & Custom Chronicle' traces the history of an American cultural ph [...]

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Aston Martin: Model by Model

About the Author Andrew Noakes is a senior lecturer in Automotive Journalism at Coventry University, having previously worked as a freelance motoring journalist, contributing to a wide range of m [...]

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Moto Guzzi (Osprey Colour Classics)

About the Author A leading authority on all forms of motorcycle sport, Mick Walker has been a successful racer, tuner and team manager, and still rides regularly. He was a former editor of Motorc [...]

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The Complete Book of Porsche 911: Every Model Since 1964 (Complete Book Series)

Review 'Perfect for the 911 fan' 'mixes a great deal of technical information and beautiful pictures to create an interesting read' Read more From the Bac [...]

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