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Author Brook, Henry.

Title Fighter planes / Henry Brook ; designed by Helen Edmonds and Tom Lalonde ; illustrated by Adrian Roots and John Fox ; picture strips illustrated by Staz Johnson ; edited by Alex Frith and Jane Chisholm ; fighter planes expert: Lauren Woodard.

Imprint London : Usborne ; Tulsa, Okla. : Published in the USA by EDC Pub., 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Meadowlark Non-Fiction  623.7 BRO    ---  Available
Description 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents What is a fighter plane? -- Deadly weapons -- Dogfights -- In the cockpit -- The birth of the fighter -- Air aces -- A need for speed -- The Battle of Britain -- Warbirds -- Fighters at sea -- The first jet fighter -- Going supersonic -- Stealth fighters -- The HUD -- Air-to-air missiles -- Evasive action -- Secrets of flight -- On the ground -- Aircraft carriers -- No runways --- Multirole fighters -- High flyers -- Bailing out -- Filling up -- Future fighters -- Fighters on the internet.
Summary Traces the history of fighter planes from the dogfights of World War I to the missions flown by modern stealth fighters.
Subject Fighter planes -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Fighter planes.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Added Author Roots, Adrian, illustrator.
Fox, John, illustrator.
Johnson, Staz, illustrator.
Frith, Alex.
Chisholm, Jane (Photographer)
ISBN 9781409531562 (pbk.)
1409531562 (pbk.)
9781601302762 (EDC Pub.)
1601302762 (EDC Pub.)
$8.99 pap

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