Hard Landing

The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos

Author: Thomas Petzinger, Jr.

Publisher: Crown Business

ISBN: 030777449X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

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In this updated paperback edition of a "rich, readable, and authoritative" Fortune) book, Wall Street Journal reporter Petzinger tells the dramatic story of how a dozen men, including Robert Crandall of American Airlines, Frank Borman of Eastern, and Richard Ferris of United, battled for control of the world's airlines. 416 pp. Radio drive-time pubilcity. 20,000 print. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Hard Landing

MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary Romance, Bokk 2

Author: Shirleen Davies

Publisher: Avalanche Ranch Press LLC

ISBN: 1941786014

Category: Fiction

Page: 221

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Hard Landing, Book Two in the MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary Romance Series In this passionate Contemporary Romance series, author Shirleen Davies introduces her readers to the modern day MacLarens. Trey MacLaren is a confident, poised Navy pilot. He’s focused, loyal, ethical, and a natural leader. He is also on his way to what he hopes will be a lasting relationship and marriage with fellow pilot, Jesse Evans. Jesse has always been driven. Her graduation from the Naval Academy and acceptance into the pilot training program are all she thought she wanted—until she discovered love with Trey MacLaren . . . . . . Trey and Jesse’s lives are filled with fast flying, friends, and the demands of their military careers. Lives each has settled into with a passion. At least until the day Trey receives a letter that could change his and Jesse’s lives forever. It’s been over two years since Trey has seen the woman in Pensacola. Her unexpected letter stuns him and pushes Jesse into a tailspin from which she might not pull back. . . . Each must make a choice. Will the choice Trey makes cause him to lose Jesse forever? Will she follow her heart or her head as she fights for a chance to save the love she’s found? Will their independent decisions collide, forcing them to give up on a life together? Hard Landing is the second book in the MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary series—heartwarming stories of difficult choices, loyalty, and lasting romance.
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Hard Landing

Author: Lynne Heitman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0751556939

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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On a cold afternoon on the North Shore of Massachusetts, the body of Ellen Shepard is found. She leaves no family. She leaves no note. And she leaves vacant her position as the general manager of the notoriously brutal Majestic Airlines operation at Boston's airport. From the moment Alex Shanahan takes control of the operation, she is pulled into the menacing intrigue of her predecessor's death. She is welcomed by an obscene depiction of Ellen's dead body - a warning that secrets can kill and that once she knows them it will already too late. But Alex wants to know the truth. She follows the trail of corruption and betrayal from the loading ramp to the airline's executive suites. What she uncovers could bankrupt the airline and destroy the lives and careers of everyone involved. It could also cost Alex her life . . . Book 1 in the Alex Shanahan series.
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Hard Landing

Author: Algis Budrys

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497653002

Category: Fiction

Page: 262

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A science fiction adventure told from the point of view of aliens who crash-land on Earth and must assimilate in secret—until their human cover is blown Budrys’s final novel opens with the report of a man found electrocuted on suburban train tracks in Shoreview, Illinois. Neville Sealman appeared to be just another commuter, but after his tragic death, no one comes forward to claim his body. And a routine autopsy reveals some disturbing physiological anomalies. Then a spaceship is unearthed in a New Jersey swamp. It’s the stuff of tabloids—except it’s all true. Years earlier, a starship crash-landed on Earth. Its passengers, human in appearance, were forced to make their separate ways in an alien world. No one knows that these otherworldly visitors have been living among the human race—but now their cover could be blown. Told in the form of an investigation reconstructed through direct and indirect witness testimony, Hard Landing takes the reader into the minds of its four protagonists as they struggle with the far-reaching ramifications of discovery. This is a suspenseful and revelatory novel about the elusive, ever-changing nature of identity.
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Hard Landing

The 1st Spider Shepherd Thriller

Author: Stephen Leather

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1844568571

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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The first book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series. Dan 'Spider' Shepherd is used to putting his life on the line. Working for an elite undercover squad he has lied, cheated and conned in order to bring Britain's most wanted criminals to justice. But when a powerful drugs baron starts to kill off witnesses to his crimes, Shepherd is given his most dangerous assignment yet. He has to go undercover in a top security prison, a world where one wrong move will mean certain death. As Shepherd gambles everything to move in on his quarry, he soon realises that the man he is hunting is even more dangerous than the police realise. And that he is capable of striking outside the prison walls and hitting Shepherd where it hurts most.
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From Hard-peg to Hard Landing?

Recent Experiences of Argentina and Ecuador

Author: Alfredo Eric Calcagno,Sandra Manuelito,Daniel Titelman,United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Publisher: United Nations Publications

ISBN: 9789211213911

Category: Political Science

Page: 41

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Air Crash Investigations: Hard Landing Kills 9, the Crash of Turkish Airlines Flight TK 1951 on Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Author: Igor Korovin

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557520282

Category: History

Page: 400

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On 25 February 2009 a Boeing 737-800, flight TK1951, operated by Turkish Airlines was flying from Istanbul in Turkey to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. There were 135 people on board. During the approach to the runway at Schiphol airport, the aircraft crashed about 1.5 kilometres from the threshold of the runway. This accident cost the lives of four crew members, and five passengers, 120 people sustained injuries. The crash was caused by a malfunctioning radio altimeter and a failure to implement the stall recovery procedure correctly.
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Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines Into Chaos

Author: Samar Dana

Publisher: koton.ltde book

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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In this updated paperback edition of a "rich, readable, and authoritative" Fortune) book, Wall Street Journal reporter Petzinger tells the dramatic story of how a dozen men, including Robert Crandall of American Airlines, Frank Borman of Eastern, and Richard Ferris of United, battled for control of the world's airlines. 416 pp. Radio drive-time pubilcity. 20,000 print. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Hard Landing (the Echo Platoon Series, Book 2)

Author: Marliss Melton

Publisher: Epublishing Works!

ISBN: 9781614178798

Category: Fiction

Page: 334

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Navy SEAL Brant "Bronco" Adams adores women but never lets himself get too close to any one of them-until he meets sweet, classy Rebecca McDougal. Rebecca is the wife of Mad Max, Brant's commanding officer and safely off-limits-until she confesses that she's desperate to escape her nightmare of a marriage and that Max isn't the upstanding commander they all think. Emboldened to protect her, Brant skids head-long into Mad Max's plot to do him in. Suddenly, the former playboy will assume any risk to give him and Rebecca hope for a future of their own. THE ECHO PLATOON SERIES, in order Danger Close Hard Landing THE TASKFORCE SERIES, in order The Protector The Guardian The Enforcer MEET MARLISS MELTON Bestselling Author Marliss Melton uses her Spec Ops and Intelligence communities to pen realistic and heartfelt stories featuring America's elite warriors. The daughter of a U.S. foreign officer, Melton grew up in various overseas countries, and now resides in Williamsburg, Virginia, with her husband and family. www.marlissmelton.com
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