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Pedin Edhellen - a Sindarin Course

Pedin Edhellen is a non-technical, comprehensive and well-known introduction to Tolkien's Grey-Elven language Sindarin and the main Tengwar modes to write it. It contains 22 lessons on Elvish grammar, each with short Sindarin texts introducing the new information, in addition to exercises and blocks with helpful information. Appendices provide tables for the most common consonant mutation patterns and a basic list of vocabulary. The course is known around the world and has been translated into many different languages.

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Paperback version from the Ambar Eldaron webshop (lulu.com).
Hardcover version from the Ambar Eldaron webshop (lulu.com).
Free gzipped pdf version - if you like the course, please consider obtaining a printed version.

Quetin i lambë eldaiva - a Quenya Course

Quetin i lambë eldaiva is a non-technical, comprehensive and well-known introduction to Tolkien's High-Elven language Quenya and the main Tengwar mode to write it. It presents the Finnish-inspired grammer in a series of 20 lectures, each with short texts, exercises and blocks of helpful information. Appendices on inflection patterns of Quenya nouns and verbs as well as basic vocabulary lists complement the presentation. The course is known around the world and has been translated into many different languages.

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Paperback version from the Ambar Eldaron webshop (lulu.com).
Hardcover version from the Ambar Eldaron webshop (lulu.com).
Free gzipped pdf version or free gzipped PostScript version - if you like the course, please consider obtaining a printed version.

Flightgear Space Shuttle Flight Manual - Standard Edition

The Flightgear Space Shuttle Flight Manual contains a beginner's introduction to flying this fascinating spacecraft simulation. A series of tutorials with many illustrations provides an easy walkthrough for all aspects of a nominal mission. Special sections provide background information to spaceflight or Shuttle specifics. Additional chapters introduce special procedures, the failure model and the limit simulation. A third reference part contains a complete list of the avionics and information how to configure mission files.

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For Flightgear users only, the manual is available for download as gzipped pdf free of charge. Feel free to purchase a licensed version if you like the work!
For users of Flightgear forks (FlightProSim,...) or content aggregators (FGMembers,...), a license can be purchased for 10 Euro - please use the PayPal link below.


Flightgear Space Shuttle Flight Manual - Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe edition of Flightgear Space Shuttle Flight Manual contains what you need to discover all of the Shuttle simulation. In addition to the material provided by the Standard Edition, that includes tutorials and background information to deal with various failures and checklists for off-nominal procedures. One major part covers how to pilot the various launch aborts, ranging from Abort to Orbit to contingency atmosphere entries and emergency landings after the loss of two engines.

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The manual is available for 15 Euro for download as gzipped pdf (you get access credentials after completing the payment). The license is also valid for a number of subsequent version updates.



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