Author(s): Caroline Bingham
Have you ever wondered how many bits make up a jumbo jet - six million parts! - or how a helicopter flies? Why doesn't a seaplane sink? Open the pages of this book and imagine you are aboard one of the fantastic aircraft shown, from a glider to the fastest jet. Or explore a Chinook helicopter, a stunt plane, or the space shuttle - among others. Lets take off!
Getting ready; taking off; flying high; make way for the jumbo!; where's the engine?; thirsty beasts; how does a helicopter fly?; air acrobats; little flyers; record breaker; a watery landing; blast off!; days of old; picture gallery.