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Flight

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Flight is with high-quality images and diagrams on the history of flight and space travel as well as specific planes from the Wright flyer to the Zeppelin.

How do planes stay in the air?
How does a space shuttle overcome gravity?
Which was the first plane to fly faster than the speed of sound?

Flight, a new book in the visually stunning, groundbreaking INSIDERS series, answers all these questions and more. Packed with high quality images and diagrams on the history of flight and space travel as well as specific planes from the Wright flyer to the Zeppelin, full-energy spreads approach the topics through unique and unexpected angles, taking the reader inside the action. Engaging and fun to read, this series will appeal to know-it-all kids and reluctant readers alike.

About The Author

Von Hardesty is a curator at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. He has written widely on aerospace history. His books include Great Aviators and Epic.

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