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Cleared for Takeoff: The Ultimate Book of Flight (Hardcover)

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All of aviation's dangerous, exciting, and most courageous moments are featured within this stunning compendium on flight. Packed with stories of heroic and innovative pioneers, fascinating profiles of remarkable planes from Spitfires to space shuttles, and how-to instructions for making everything from origami helicopters to bottle rockets—all accompanied by sensational photographs, illustrations, and diagrams—Cleared for Takeoff promises to astonish, entertain, and fire the imaginations of everyone with their head in the clouds.

About the Author

Rowland White is a British bestselling author of three books about the British Royal Air Force. He works in publishing and currently lives in Cambridge, England.

Praise For…

"Captivating information and attractive photos and diagrams that will keep even casual browsers reading throughout the day."-Booklist

"This detailed history of flight will delight readers."-School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781452135502
ISBN-10: 1452135509
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: October 11th, 2016
Pages: 320
Language: English

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