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Personal Aircraft: From Flying Cars to Backpack Helicopters

From the Series Feats of Flight

From flying cars to superdrones, the latest breakthroughs in personal aircraft science read like science fiction. High-interest text and gripping visuals present the very latest science and… Read More →

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  • Dewey: 629.1/4

Superfast Jets: From Fighter Jets to Turbojets

From the Series Feats of Flight

From extremely fast passenger planes to stealthy military vehicles, jets have come a long way since their invention. Action shots and diagrams along with high-interest text explore these… Read More →

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  • Dewey: 623.74/6044

Triumphs of Human Flight: From Wingsuits to Parachutes

From the Series Feats of Flight

Soaring thousands of feet above sea level in nothing but a fabric suit? It sounds crazy, but it's the reality of modern human flight. Action-packed photos and engaging text propel readers… Read More →

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  • Dewey: 629.1/4

Vertical Takeoff Aircraft: From Drones to Jump Jets

From the Series Feats of Flight

Action-packed photos and engaging text explore the varied world of vertical takeoff aircraft, from jump jets launching off a ski jump on an aircraft carrier in the middle of the ocean to the… Read More →

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  • Dewey: 629.133/35