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The Resource Cleared for takeoff : the ultimate book of flight, by Rowland White

Cleared for takeoff : the ultimate book of flight, by Rowland White

Label
Cleared for takeoff : the ultimate book of flight
Title
Cleared for takeoff
Title remainder
the ultimate book of flight
Statement of responsibility
by Rowland White
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compendium of flight chronicles aviation's most dangerous, exciting, and courageous moments, including such topics as aircraft carriers, songs about flying, airline callsigns, and the space shuttle
Member of
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Rowland
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 10-12
  • 4-6
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeronautics
  • Flying-machines
  • Aeronautics
  • Flying machines
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Cleared for takeoff : the ultimate book of flight, by Rowland White
Instantiates
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
It's all hot air (part two): Felix Baumgartner raises the bar -- Pukin dogs and Jolly Rogers: US navy fighter squadrons -- Flying without wings: the lifting body story -- Great planes: North American X-15 -- Fast, faster, fastest: rise, fall and rise of the rocketplane -- You're a record breaker!: the world air-speed record -- Don't stop me now: some songs about flying -- Great planes: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird -- High as a kite: how high do things fly? -- Of our bombers is missing: the birth of the stealth fighter -- Who wanted Concorde?: how the world nearly turned supersonic -- Aurora: the secret spyplane. or not -- Project cancelled: Northrop YF-23 -- Great planes: Hawker Siddeley Harrier -- The Caspian Sea monster: the rise and fall of theekranoplan -- Tactically sound: the unrealized dream of the airborne aircraft carrier -- Turbo dog and critter: a few notable airline callsigns -- The runway code: how to park an airliner -- Great planes: Boeing 747 jumbo jet -- Come and have a go ifyou think you're hard enough: the world's biggest air forces -- The world's favorite airline: who's the biggest? -- Anything, anywhere, anytime: a few airlines you may not have heard of -- "Get off my plane!": the story of Air Force One -- Great planes: A©♭rospatiale-BAC Concorde -- Wheels with wings: the dream of the flying car -- There once was an ugly duckling: strange shapes in the sky (part two) . -- The Reds: formations of the red arrows -- Is it a bird, is it a plane?: a guide to superhero flight -- The Gimli glider: when an airliner runs out of gas -- The final frontier: how high do spacemen fly? -- Great planes: Rockwell international space shuttle orbiter -- Project cancelled: Buran -- The brilliant bottle rocket: how to make a waterrocket -- You'll believe a man can fly: how to levitate. Or look like you can. sort of -- Bird is the word: some avian superlatives -- Word on a wing: a few books about flying -- The rise of the machines: a brief introduction to drones
Control code
z8sdcl b1848909
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781452135502
Lccn
2014044858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Cleared for takeoff : the ultimate book of flight, by Rowland White
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
It's all hot air (part two): Felix Baumgartner raises the bar -- Pukin dogs and Jolly Rogers: US navy fighter squadrons -- Flying without wings: the lifting body story -- Great planes: North American X-15 -- Fast, faster, fastest: rise, fall and rise of the rocketplane -- You're a record breaker!: the world air-speed record -- Don't stop me now: some songs about flying -- Great planes: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird -- High as a kite: how high do things fly? -- Of our bombers is missing: the birth of the stealth fighter -- Who wanted Concorde?: how the world nearly turned supersonic -- Aurora: the secret spyplane. or not -- Project cancelled: Northrop YF-23 -- Great planes: Hawker Siddeley Harrier -- The Caspian Sea monster: the rise and fall of theekranoplan -- Tactically sound: the unrealized dream of the airborne aircraft carrier -- Turbo dog and critter: a few notable airline callsigns -- The runway code: how to park an airliner -- Great planes: Boeing 747 jumbo jet -- Come and have a go ifyou think you're hard enough: the world's biggest air forces -- The world's favorite airline: who's the biggest? -- Anything, anywhere, anytime: a few airlines you may not have heard of -- "Get off my plane!": the story of Air Force One -- Great planes: A©♭rospatiale-BAC Concorde -- Wheels with wings: the dream of the flying car -- There once was an ugly duckling: strange shapes in the sky (part two) . -- The Reds: formations of the red arrows -- Is it a bird, is it a plane?: a guide to superhero flight -- The Gimli glider: when an airliner runs out of gas -- The final frontier: how high do spacemen fly? -- Great planes: Rockwell international space shuttle orbiter -- Project cancelled: Buran -- The brilliant bottle rocket: how to make a waterrocket -- You'll believe a man can fly: how to levitate. Or look like you can. sort of -- Bird is the word: some avian superlatives -- Word on a wing: a few books about flying -- The rise of the machines: a brief introduction to drones
Control code
z8sdcl b1848909
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781452135502
Lccn
2014044858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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