using the Sight Reduction Tables Pub. No. 249 by Dominique F. Prinet
This manual has grown out of all the courses given by Dominique Prinet, a certified Instructor-Evaluator for Sail Canada who has been teaching celestial navigation since 2000. It has benefitted from the thoughtful contributions of over 100 students. ...
To A High Court
Five Bold Law Students Challenge Corporate Greed and Change the Law by Neil Thomas Proto
Fall 1971. Richard Nixon is in the White House. Five George Washington University law students form Students Challenging Regulatory Agency Procedures (SCRAP). SCRAP's intent: to challenge the corporate greed of the nation's railroads and the failure ...
Pigeons to Peshawar
by Kenneth F. Schanke
An amazing story—even more so because it’s all true. City-born and country-raised, Ken developed a need to fly and found a way to do it. While recalling his career as a USAF navigator, he relates to the history of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ’80s—linking ...
My Aviation Journey
From a Childhood Dream to an Airline Captain by Gerard Mofet
After graduating from flight college with a Commercial Pilot Licence in 1999, and with only $250 in his wallet, a suitcase, a typewriter, his flight bag and an abundance of grit, Gerard Mofet dove head first into the highly competitive world of ...
The Tutor Knights
The Red Knight's Final Seasons by John Charles Corrigan
The Red Knight holds a special place in Canadian history. The RCAF’s solo aerobatic display thrilled airshow audiences throughout North America from 1958–1969. With over 600 performances, the Red Knight ranks third in RCAF history to today’s ...
Memories of the Newfoundland Railway in the Steam Era by Mont Lingard
Eminent Newfoundland Railway historian Mont Lingard paints vivid pictures of the “Iron Men”—tough and dedicated railroaders and their trains that opened up Newfoundland’s territory and economy, and serviced its interior and outport communities, ...
by Ernest Durwood Scullion
IMAGINE flying miles above the earth in a wooden airplane with no pressurization and little heat. At 30,000 feet, the outside air temperature is about–35 Fahrenheit. After a few hours, the cabin temperature drops to –20. Now imagine taking aerial ...
Book One: To Sea
From Sand to Sea and Distant Shores by Mac Magee
With incredible clarity and in vivid detail, this 10-year Navy veteran, explains and involves you in the action of the times … the Cold War in the Pacific Ocean during the mid to late 1950’s from Boot Camp and basic training, to service aboard a ...
Stories From The Road
My Years as a Long Haul Trucker by Don Taylor
This book chronicles my thirty-plus years in the transportation industry. Starting as a taxi driver during a transit strike, to driving Long Combination Vehicles, measuring over 120 feet long, weighing over 130,000 lbs. My travels have taken me to ...
The Georgian Bay Ship Canal
Canada's Abandoned National Dream by Ray Love
The Georgian Bay Ship Canal was a river and lake canalization scheme designed to create a commercial waterway along the route of the voyageurs. It was the dream of Canadian businessmen and entrepreneurs for centuries. Originally a trade route for ...