100 Things You Should Know about Flight

100 Things You Should Know about Flight

by Sue Becklake


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100 things you should know about flight explores the world of aviation Exactly 100 facts accompanied by photo-graphs and detailed artwork reveal fascinating information about amazing flying machines both past and present. take a closer lok at spy planes, airships and helicopters and the different techniques they usetofly. Throughout there are quizzes and activities, plus fun facts and colour cartoons.

Exactly 100 facts

Detailed illustrations throughout

Exciting text written and checked by experts

Fun facts and cartoons

Quizzes and activities

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422215210
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Series: A Discovery of Life Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Flying machines 6

The first flights 8

Early days of flying 10

Parts of a plane 12

How planes Fly 14

Powerful engines 16

Climbing, diving and turning 18

Taking off and landing 20

The flight deck 22

A passenger jet airliner 24

At the airport 26

Helicopters 28

Ballons and airships 30

Taking off vertically 32

Planes for war 34

Working planes 36

planes for fun 38

planes at sea 40

Flying faster than sound 42

Flying in space 44

strange planes 46

Index 48

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