Breaking the Sound Barrier: The Story of Chuck Yeager (Monumental Milestones Series)

Breaking the Sound Barrier: The Story of Chuck Yeager (Monumental Milestones Series)

by Susan Sales Harkins
     
 
Chuck Yeager loved to fly. His determination led him to be a fighter and test pilot. He flew as often as he could in any craft he could. Eventually, he became the expert on military aircraft. He knew just what each plane could do, and more importantly, what it couldn't. As important as knowing how far he could push a plane, he also knew when to pull back. His

Overview

Chuck Yeager loved to fly. His determination led him to be a fighter and test pilot. He flew as often as he could in any craft he could. Eventually, he became the expert on military aircraft. He knew just what each plane could do, and more importantly, what it couldn't. As important as knowing how far he could push a plane, he also knew when to pull back. His pioneering efforts in breaking the sound barrier made modern aviation and space exploration possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584153986
Publisher:
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Series:
Monumental Milestones
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
428,123
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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