Alaska Flying

Author: Jake Jacobson
Publisher: Publication Consultants
ISBN: 1594336156
Format: PDF, Kindle
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LASKA FLYING: Surviving Incidents and Accidents encompass many short stories about Jake's experiences gained from 1967 to the present as a pilot in Alaska. Though he logged time as pilot in command in other parts of the world, including Southern Rhodesia, Namibia, Australia, Bolivia, Hawaii, Arizona and other locations, the stories in this collection relate exclusively to Alaskan flying.

Alaska Bears

Author: Jake Jacobson
Publisher: Publication Consultants
ISBN: 1594337071
Format: PDF, ePub
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ALASKA BEARS: Shaken and Stirred is a collection of 24 stories describing Jake's personal experience hunting and guiding for all the species of bears in Alaska. Bear biology, hunting techniques, cabin depredations and avoidance thereof, and other aspects of bear pursuits are detailed. These are true stories except for the names of some of the hunting guests from Jake's fifty years of living and hunting in Alaska.

Memories from My Logbook

Author: Lynn Wyatt
Publisher: Booklocker.com
ISBN: 9781634926973
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A young commercial pilot from California, who thinks he knows it all, moves to Alaska and becomes a bush pilot. He learns the hard way how to fly in the unforgiving weather and terrain. Actual stories from the pilot's log book are an exciting and informative read.

Soccer and Disaster

Author: Paul Darby
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780714682891
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The word disaster is much used in the world of soccer - conceding a penalty, a sending off, an untimely defeat. Comparing these with real life disasters puts things into perspective and the results of the games become insignificant. Soccer is not more important than life or death! For the first time, real life tragedies in the world of soccer are explored in one volume. From the loss of life of talented young players in the Munich and Zambian air disasters to fatal overcrowding at Hillsborough and Moscow. During the history of the game, fans and players alike have been the victims of negligence, complacency and misfortune. The causes, consequences and legacies of these and other disasters are examined in this book that reveals frightening parallels and important lessons. A powerful book suitable for students of sociology, sports studies and social history. This volume was previously published as a special issue of the journal Sport in the Global Society.

Fatal Incident

Author: Jim Proebstle
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
ISBN: 1934572772
Format: PDF, ePub
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Minnesotan Nick Morgan overcomes the hardships of life during the Depression with the thrill of flying. The rush he shares with his soon-to-be wife, Martha, as they barnstorm small Midwestern towns offering plane rides for a dollar, forges a love for each other and a sense of freedom to last a lifetime. But in 1943, Nick must leave Martha, now pregnant, to become a WWII pilot in Alaska for the army's newly formed Air Transport Command. In this uncharted and inaccessible landscape, Nick joins U.S. forces, who have set up a strategic defense position against Japan, and an Lend-Lease supply program that trains Soviet pilots with U.S. aircraft for their war with Germany.The remoteness of Alaska also draws the attention of Manhattan Project scientists in New Mexico as a possible site for atomic bomb testing. When Nick Morgan and his Okie crop-duster copilot, Red, are tapped by the Manhattan Project for classified flying duty over the isolated Yukon Flats region, they have no idea that they will be caught up in a Soviet plot aimed at stealing top-secret bomb and test site development documents. After Nick's plane goes down in a botched hijacking attempt by a Russian agent, all three crewmembers and eighteen military passengers are presumed dead by the U.S. military.A much-delayed recovery effort, however, reveals there to be at least one survivor, with many bodies missing from the crash site. This sparks a massive search to find the person who escaped with the documents, but a CIA cover-up to conceal the potentially disastrous breach in national security blocks all communication with survivor families in their need for information. Inspired by the true events of an Air Transport Command aircraft disaster in Alaska in 1944, Fatal Incident will attract any reader interested in conspiracy, espionage, and stories of love during wartime.

Strategies and Tools for Corporate Blogging

Author: John Cass
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136361960
Format: PDF, Mobi
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If advertising and public relations were the best ways to connect with a company's audience through traditional media, and blogs are the best way to connect with millions of customers through the medium of online consumer generated media, then how can companies best use blogs to connect with their audience through the medium of consumer-generated media? The answer is through blogger relations, the process of interacting with bloggers and blog readers to get a company's message to an audience. This book targets business people, marketing professionals, public relations firms, search engine optimization and online marketing agency staff with a primer on the importance of corporate blogging and how to conduct a successful blogger relations ongoing campaign.

Flight to Heaven

Author: Capt. Dale Black
Publisher: Bethany House
ISBN: 9781441211767
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Imagine getting a glimpse of heaven, a preview of life in God's presence. Could life here ever be the same? Capt. Dale Black has flown as a commercial pilot all over the world, but one flight changed his life forever--an amazing journey to heaven and back. The only survivor of a horrific plane crash, Dale was hovering between life and death when he had a wondrous experience of heaven. What he saw, what he heard, and what he learned there continues to ripple through his life and touch others. Against all odds, Dale miraculously recovered from his injuries and learned to fly again. Now, with his life as a testament, he shares his inspiring story--offering hope and encouragement for those dealing with serious injuries or the loss of a loved one, and those looking for assurance about this life and the next. Experience a Life-Changing Vision of Heaven

Last of the Long Hunters

Author: Mark D. Rose
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1512785652
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In this story you'll experience the front seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on earth in Alaska. Opens with an interesting early history of the 49th State, leading to the eventual use and development of a new tool of transport - the single engine airplane, but not without extracting a terrible price. The author relates his true life experiences growing up in the territory as a youth and in his flying years. Concludes with an encounter that will compel every reader to grapple with its final truth. A must read for every pilot considering flying in or to Alaska with the included flight safety Appendix and useful links included. www.longhunters.org