Flying Machine

Flying Machine

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Follow the fascinating path of human flight and flying machines from the first early attempts in the middle ages to the development of highly advanced instruments and tools on-board the modern aircraft. In-depth facts and stunning photographs make this a perfect resource for projects, reference and discovery.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 8mm | 322.06g
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations, colour photographs, glossary, index
  • 0751364916
  • 9780751364910
  • 1,465,593

Table of contents

Flying like a bird; lighter than air; gliding aloft; powered flight; the first aeroplanes; those magnificent men; double wings; the evolving plane; light aircraft; aero-engines; the propeller; flying the world; jetliner; jet propulsion; landing gear; controlling the plane; in the cockpit; on the flight deck; flying instruments; rotating wings; helicopter; hot-air balloon; airship; a modern glider; kites for people; portable planes; did you know? who's who?; find out more.
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Rating details

40 ratings
4.25 out of 5 stars
5 52% (21)
4 22% (9)
3 22% (9)
2 2% (1)
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