Captain John A. Moktadier graduated and received his Bachelor's Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He has been flying for the past 35 years and currently holds both a Gold Seal Flight Instructor and Advanced Ground Instructor licenses from the FAA. Capt. Moktadier has four type ratings which include: Airbus 330, Airbus 320, Boeing 747 and Boeing 727. He has logged over 24,000 hours flight time with the majority of his hours in jet transport and wide body aircraft.
He has flown around the world. Captain Moktadier served as a Boeing 727 Check Airman (TRE) and conducted rating rides, proficiency checks, instructions and simulator checks and line checks for over 10 years with a commercial airline in the United States. He has trained hundreds of pilots with no failures and well above average results. The pilots he has trained have lots of respect for Capt. Moktadier's knowledge and his training style made them feel relaxed during the entire simulator session maximizing their learning due to his teaching ability, honesty and integrity. They have all commented that he is a true professional instructor and TRE. This is his second book that he has published. The first one was Boeing 727 Flight Master which received many outstanding and excellent reviews and positive feedback from the professionals in the airline industry who read the book and it soon became one of the best training books on a Boeing 727.
When Amanda Muse started junior high in a new school far from home, she met Mildred Riley. Mildred was a known bully who targeted Amanda from day one. This is a story of how a freak accident made a bully and her victim become the best of friends.
The novel tells the story of two fine individuals, Lily and Michael coming from completely different back grounds. Lily was born into the privileged class where Michael came from a very moderate home. Regardless of a position in society they endured their many trials and tribulations and yet succeeding in business and society as well as love. Each were told of their forthcoming love and neither went seeking it. It seemed to find them. The story speaks to the eleventh law of Karma, The law of Patience and Reward.
Ernie Tolin began his Forest Service career working as a labor II air service manager at the Chino airport in California. He moved on to a 40,000 acre helicopter seeding project on the San Dimas Experimental Forest. From there, he was transferred to the new Forest Fire Laboratory in Riverside California. There, he would work on fire research projects, fight fires and eventually, he would learn how to program computers. Ernie wrote an automated Fire Dispatch program and a computer mapping system that would allow researchers to simulate Forest fires and fire spread models. Ernie was transferred to Washington DC where he helped build the USDA Fort Collins Computer Center. He was named as one of the Chiefs technical advisors for the Forest Service remote sensing project located at the Huston Space Flight Center. He was named as the Director of Information Management. In 1979, Ernie became the Director of Computer Science and Telecommunications for the Forest Service California Region. There he implemented computer systems on all of the Regions National Forest and Ranger Districts. In 1987 The Federated States of Micronesia requested Ernie39;s assistance in the area of communications systems. A major achievement was the building of a emergency radio station on the Island of Guam for the Forestry Department and Fish and Wildlife Service.
The stories in this collection are experiences that Floyd Frank met with in the years during which he was free to explore his own limitations and nature's unlimited gifts. The thread that connects these stories is similar to that thread which connects the seemingly random items at any yard sale. Hence the title. You will surely find something here that interests you.
Earnest Stanberry began playing at an early age. At the age of sixteen, Earnest had the privilege of performing with the late, great international recording artist Jimmy Reed in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. Earnest performed in all major night clubs traveling throughout the south with constant sellouts in which he was noted for his amazing harmonica playing and natural vocal style, which has made him somewhat of a legend in his hometown of Pensacola. Earnest and his band became the house band for ABE’s Five-O-Six Club; one of the biggest and hottest night clubs in the south during the early 1960’s and 1970’s by drawing constant sell-out crowds. Earnest and his band was also the house band at Tom’s Tavern opening for such Blues great as Little Junior Parker, Sonny- boy Williamson, B.B. King, and Bobby “Blues” Bland. Earnest labored in relatively music obscurity for seven years performing regularly in most if not all of the U.S Armed forces NCO and Officers Clubs state side and abroad, entertaining the service members of the air force, u.s army, marine, and the Navy. Earnest knows that Blues, rhythm and Blues, and soul music is universal and act as a bridge between the old, the new, and the universal. Earnest also continue creating quality music in his hometown, and tour regionally.
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