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|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ian Graham; N J Hewetson
|ISBN:||0531118789 9780531118788 0531164446 9780531164440|
|Notes:||"With special split pages"--Cover.
|Description:||32 p. : col. ill. ; cm.|
|Contents:||Dreams of flight: Man's first attempts to defy gravity and fly like the birds --
Trailblazers: Pilots and plane-makers who made the first flights and set records --
Planes for war: Fighters, bombers, and stealth planes --
Balloons and airships: How lighter-than-air craft fly by using hydrogen, helium, and hot air --
Special planes: Transporters, fire-fighters, gliders, private jets, and flying boat --
Helicopters: Most versatile aircraft, helicopters, at war and in peacetime --
Airliners and airports: Growth in civil aviation and the arrival of the jet airliner --
Spacecraft: Space age, the first space flights, the Apollo moon missions, and the space shuttle --
Glossary: Planes and rockets facts - Chronology - Index.
|Series Title:||Fast forward (Danbury, Conn.)|
|Responsibility:||written by Ian Graham ; illustrated by Nick Hewetson ; created and designed by David Salariya.|