The Best-ever Book of Flight

The Best-ever Book of Flight

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This title explores the world of flight from the early pioneers to the future of air and space travel. Discover which aircraft is the world's fastest, how an airliner is built, how stealth aircraft are invisible to radar, what's inside a black box, as well as the basic principles of flight.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 63 pages
  • 246 x 312mm | 667g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • illustrations, photographs, glossary, index
  • 0753405318
  • 9780753405314

Table of contents

Air transport; airliners; faster than sound; building an airliner; spinning blades; to the ends of the earth; flying for fun; aerial sports; light aircraft; lighter than air; safety; controlling the air traffic; hazards; training; airpower; air combat; black art of stealth; dressing for action; pushing the limits; speed king; the first flight; trailblazers; round the world; beyond the atmosphere; flying into the future; principles of flight; the plane facts; dateline.show more

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