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Flight and flying machines

by Steve Parker

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Published by Dorling Kindersley, Distributed by Houghton Mifflin in London, New York, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flight -- Juvenile literature,
  • Flying-machines -- Juvenile literature,
  • Flight,
  • Flying machines,
  • Airplanes

  • About the Edition

    Explains how birds fly, discusses the operation and exploits of flying machines, both ancient and modern, and speculates about flight technology of the future.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementwritten by Steve Parker ; illustrated by Luciano Corbella.
    SeriesSee & explore library
    ContributionsCorbella, Luciano, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL547 .P27 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1745016M
    ISBN 101564582361
    LC Control Number92054316

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