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Flying Book: Everything Youíve Ever Wondered about Flying on Airplanes
This book will surprise & entertain you with the r

 
Our Price: $22.00
By David Blatner (au)
Year: 2003
Pages: 248
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 0-8027-1378-5

Product Code: 1422362825

Description
 
This book will surprise & entertain you with the range of its information. Blatner takes readers from the cockpit to the runway, the control tower, the baggage & security systems, the airplane manufacturing plant, & beyond, explaining the many factors that cause airplanes to fly & make airline travel possible. There are stops along the way to examine airplane design & testing, pilot training, the effects of weather, the real reasons air travel is so safe, airplane food, tips for staying healthy while on board, oddball aviation inventions, & what aerodynamicists have learned from birds & bugs. Blatnerís breezy, readable narrative is peppered with little-known flying facts, entertaining sidebars, & a field guide to commercial aircraft. Illustrations.

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