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Great stories take flight in the Air Capital of the World. We publish fiction and non-fiction books from authors in and around Wichita, KS.

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Air Capital Press books are available on Amazon. Additionally, some author signed copies can be purchased through our website, for yourself or to send as personalized gifts.

The Patch and the Stream Where the American Fell

For Ed Sykes, aka World's Greatest Fighter Pilot, saying something is impossible only makes him want to do it more! The Patch and The Stream Where the American Fell tell his inspiring story of never giving up whether that be achieving his dream of being a fighter pilot or fulfilling the oath: "Leave No Man Behind."

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Making Money Out of Thin Air

Since the beginning of my flying career at age 23, I’ve flown over 30,000 hours and over 30 kinds of aircraft, mostly jets. I suppose my experiences, both good and not-so-hot, have exceeded those most people have throughout their lives. At first glance, they may seem incredible, even unbelievable, these opportunities I’ve been granted. As you’ll note, more than a few of them could have cost me my life. I have also been pretty successful in the business world. I have more start-up knowledge than just about anyone. Most of my “luck” came by way of hard work and perseverance. I have included in this book, some of my more noteworthy take-aways from my experiences in the world of International Business. I’m hopeful that this will help you on your journey because it isn’t about the goal, it is about the journey!

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Should Have: Poetry & Images

Mary Bartz-Sykes started writing poetry in high school, then studied contemporary poetry in college. The poems of Ezra Pound and William Butler Yeats especially appealed to her -- back when “contemporary” meant the early 20th century. Throughout her life She has written poems here and there as the spirit led her.
Finally, in 2020, she collected all these papers, took a look at all the photos she had taken over the years, and combined them. The literary and visual aspects of this book will make for an inspiring, multi-dimensional, thought-provoking read!

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Gratitude 101: The True Key to Happiness (workbook/journal)

A simple daily ritual to transform your life from the inside out!

One thing that has helped me through the pandemic, as well as other challenging times in my life, is the power of gratitude. Until I understood its power, I was one of those people who appeared happy on the outside, but struggling on the inside. And, unfortunately, I am not the only one.

Thank you for the opportunity to share this workbook with you. I imagine a world where everyone is living in true happiness and gratitude and I hope we can achieve that together.

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The Suemnicht Family Genealogy: Three Generations 1793-1906

This genealogy book is not just an endless list of names of men, women, and children, along with their birth, marriage and death dates. Instead, the researcher begins each section with a description of the generation’s historical context and the problems and resolutions encountered in her research. If your family name is Sümnicht, Semnicht, Simmnicht, Snemnicht, Suemnich, Suemnick, Suemenicht, Suemnigen, Summick, Sumnick, Sumnig, Symic, Symnicht, Synnicht, Dimmick, you might find some relatives in this compilation.

Section Two includes copies of old, original documents, letters, and lists that were compiled by the author and earlier Suemnicht family researchers. Family photos, copies of news clippings and ephemera are included in the appendices of this 350-page work.

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Freewriting 101 (workbook)

Freewriting workbooks by Air Capital Press LLC are created to start the flow of writing without any stress of structure. When you freewrite it allows your brain to "empty" itself and creates a feeling of release. Perfect for people with anxiety and depression. This is also a great tool for people who are (or want to be) writers. A daily practice of freewriting will trigger the writing ability that you have and turn on the switch for letting words flow freely. Try freewriting on a daily basis at any time of the day and I know that you will enjoy and benefit from it!

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Publishing Services

Air Capital Press offers full publishing services for authors and businesses.

Submit your fiction or non-fiction manuscript

Do you have a fiction or non-fiction story about aviation?

We are looking for great authors who write about aviation and/or the Air Capital, Wichita, KS. If you have an intriguing story to tell, we want to read it. There is absolutely no cost for a manuscript review. We do not require that you have an agent before submitting your manuscript.

Adult Workbook submissions

Do you have a great idea to add to our subscription adult workbook series?

If you have an idea that you feel would fall into our workbook series, please contact us. Prepare a short pitch and submit a "basic sample" for us to look at.

Branded items or quote

Would you like to create books, notepads, workbooks or training manuals for your company?

We can help you publish any softcover, hardcover or e-book for private use or for public distribution. No minimum order required. Book a consult today and we can discuss it.

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