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Apache helicopter pilots

Author: Antony Loveless
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York NY : Crabtree Publishing Co., ©2010.
Series: World's most dangerous jobs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Apache pilots fly the most demanding helicopter in the world, The Apache is so complex to operate it is known as "Riding the Dragon." Only three percent of army helicopter pilots qualify to fly this incredible machine. In this book, we meet the men and women who take the Apache helicopter into battle.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Loveless
ISBN: 9780778751120 0778751120 9780778750987 0778750981
OCLC Number: 351302516
Notes: Includes index.
Reading level: grade 3, 4, 5, and 6.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Riding the dragon --
The dangers --
The AH-64 Apache --
The Longbow Apache --
Training --
The crew --
Flying the Apache --
Pilot's eye --
The forward air controller --
View from the ground --
A pilot's life --
Fighting the Apache --
The Battle of Donkey Island --
It's a fact! --
Glossary.
Series Title: World's most dangerous jobs.
Responsibility: Antony Loveless.

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Apache pilots fly the most demanding helicopter in the world, The Apache is so complex to operate it is known as "Riding the Dragon." Only three percent of army helicopter pilots qualify to fly this incredible machine. In this book, we meet the men and women who take the Apache helicopter into battle.

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Text was informative

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-09) Good Permalink

Text was informative, but white print on light green background was difficult to read.  A nice addition to the library.

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