Amazing Flights: The Golden Age

Amazing Flights: The Golden Age

by Ole Steen Hansen


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During the Golden Age of flight which followed WWI, planes were pushed beyond their limits, as pilots raced to be the first to cross oceans and continents. At home, out of work pilots gave rise to barnstormers and daredevils who thrilled crowds with their aerobatics. Children will learn about these remarkable men and women and their feats including:
• Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic
• crossing Asia
• Smithy crossing the Pacific
• air mail
• Byrd crossing the Poles
• the MacRobertson Air Race
• altitude records
• James Doolittle and speed
• flight around the world
• plane identification guide

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778712022
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Series: The Story of Flight Series
Edition description: ILLUSTRATE
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 7 - 14 Years

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