How many inches separate fighter jets flying in a diamond formation? How many seconds does it take an airman to put together and take apart an M16 training rifle? Find these answers plus more amazing high impact stats and numbers that define the U.S. Air Force.
About the Author
Lisa M. Bolt Simons, a teacher by day, has published several nonfiction children’s books, as well as articles in various publications. She’s been awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, a McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers/Loft Award in Children’s Literature Honorable Mention, and a Shabo Award from The Loft Literary Center. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and teen twins.
Table of Contents
Fast, faster, fastest The 1-2-3s of becoming an airman Weapons Today's Air Force Working the sky and space The Air Force in 3s Bombers of World War II Fighters and aces in World War II The "Torture Chamber" Becoming a pilot Operation enduring freedom-Afghanistan The Air Force in 7s Unmanned aerial vehicles.