A compact guide to everything you want to know about the history of aircraft and aviation. With amazing facts; fantastic photos; and warm, lively, humorous text, this mini guide will engage even the most reluctant reader.
Read all about astonishing airplanes from the history of flight!
Jet into the world of flight and discover its history, from the first hot-air balloons and gliders to today's supersonic spyplanes, helicopters, and space vehicles. Telling the stories of the pioneers of aviation, such as Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart, Flight is also packed with fun facts. For example, did you know that early airplanes landed on wheels that were borrowed from cars and motorcycles?
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