Inside Fighter Planes
From the Series Inside Military Machines
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Social Studies, STEM, STEM: Engineering|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Hungry Tomato ®|
|Imprint||Hungry Tomato ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
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.