Planes : from the Wright Brothers to the supersonic jet
"How does a plane move through the air? What is turbulence? How do pilots communicate with ground control? How did "flying wings" evolve into the B-2 bomber? This illustrated book about aviation will answer all these questions and more, and give a great overview of aerodynamics, the mechanics of wing shape and lift, runway design, GPS, how ailerons, propellers, and flaps work, record-breaking flights across continents and oceans, and where the world's most treacherous runways are located. A fascinating encyclopedia guide to the history and mechanics of flight, from the birth of flight to today!"--Provided by publisher.
- 1 of 1 copy available at OWWL.
Current holds0 current holds with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number /
|Naples Library||J 629.13 VAN (Text)
|This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.|