Inside Fighter Planes

From the Series Inside Military Machines

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Follow the powerful story of fighter aircraft—from the earliest six-winged inventions used during World War I right up to modern supersonic stealth fighters. Along the way, explore inside the cockpit of a Supermarine Spitfire, the engine of the jet-powered Messerschmitt Me 262, and the inner workings of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning. From dogfight tricks to ejector seats, learn how fighter plane technology and strategy have developed throughout military history, and see life through the eyes of a fighter pilot.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF025130, JNF051130
Dewey 623.74/64
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1040
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 190196
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, and Index

Author: Chris Oxlade

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of educational books for children. He has written more than two hundred books on science, technology, sports, and hobbies, including many activity and project books. He lives in England.