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Incredible paper flying machines

Author: Norman Schmidt
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn all about the principles of flight, and the inventive men who figured them out, as you construct an unusual fleet of paper dirigibles, hot air balloons, bombers, rocket ships and more. All appear in magnificent exploded diagrams with cut-out photography for easy construction. Start with Leonardo da Vinci's ornithopter, imagined in the 1400s. Display this cool-looking model, or set soaring Lindbergh's famous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Schmidt
ISBN: 1895569370 9781895569377 1895569559 9781895569551
OCLC Number: 46909422
Notes: "A Sterling/Tamos book."
Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Incredible dreams: Leonardo da Vinci --
Beznier --
Sir George Cayley --
William Samuel Henson --
Horatio Phillips --
Samuel Pierpont Langley --
Molt Taylor --
Jim Bede --
Incredible size: Montgolfier balloon --
Henri Giffard dirigible --
Zeppelin airship --
Goodyear blimp --
Incredible achievements: Louis Bleriot --
Spirit of St. Louis --
Gee bee racer --
X-15 spaceplane --
F4 Phantom --
SR-71 Blackbird --
Hawker Harrier --
Voyager --
Space shuttle.
Other Titles: Flying machines
Responsibility: Norman Schmidt.
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From dream to flight, re-enact the entire history of aviation with your own amazing paper dirigibles, hot-air balloons, bombers, rocket ships and more! All appear in exploded diagrams with cut-out  Read more...

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