Machines at Work : Aeroplane

Author(s): Caroline Bingham

Children Non Fiction

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!


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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.

General Fields

  • : 9780751364965
  • : Dorling Kindersley
  • : Dorling Kindersley
  • : March 2003
  • : 280mm X 237mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 621.133
  • : 32
  • : colour illustrations, glossary, index
  • : Caroline Bingham