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Flight  Cover Image Book Book

Flight / written by Andrew Nahum.

Nahum, Andrew, (author.).

Summary:

Soar into the high-flying world of aircraft with this picture-packed, fact-filled book. Eyewitness Flight is an essential guide to the history and science of humanity's most incredible feat: flying! Young readers will pour over stunning photography, alongside fascinating facts, of aircraft from Leonardo da Vinci's wing machines to jet airliners, as well as helicopters, gliders, zeppelins, monoplanes, biplanes, and even triplanes. Learn how technology made flight possible, which tools pilots use, and how our ability to take to the skies has shaped human history.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593842379
  • ISBN: 0593842375
  • ISBN: 9780593842362
  • ISBN: 0593842367
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: Revised edition, American edition, New edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in 1990.
"New edition"--Cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Fly like a bird -- Lighter than air -- Gliding aloft -- Powered flight -- The first airplanes -- Flying aces -- Double wings -- The evolving plane -- Light aircraft -- Aero-engines -- The propeller -- Flying the world -- The jet age -- Jet propulsion -- Landing gear -- Controlling the plane -- In the cockpit -- On the flight deck -- Flying instruments -- Rotating wings -- Helicopter -- War in the air -- Hot-air balloon -- Airship -- A modern glider -- Plain sailing -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more.
Subject: Aeronautics > Juvenile literature.
Airplanes > Juvenile literature.
Flight > Juvenile literature.
Flying-machines > Juvenile literature.
Transportation > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Informational works.

Available copies

  • 15 of 22 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Juniata County.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 22 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Juniata County Library J 629.1 NAH (Text) 39640100687407 JUNM Juvenile Non-Fiction New Checked Out 08/09/2024


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