The Airport Book

Follow a family and the youngest member s favorite sock monkey through all the inner and outer workings of an airport In a book that is as intriguing as it is useful and entertaining, we follow a family on its way through the complexities of a modern day airport From checking bags and watching the

Airframe

The twin jet plane en route to Denver from Hong Kong is merely a green radar blip half an hour off the California coast when the call comes through to air traffic control Socal Approach, this is TransPacific 545 We have an emergency The pilot requests priority clearance to land then comes the

The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine de Saint Exup ry was born in France in 1900, when airplanes were just being invented Antoine dreamed of flying and grew up to be a pilot and that was when his adventures began He found a job delivering mail by plane, which had never been done before He and his fellow pilots traveled to fa

Planes Fly!

From the author of Trucks Roll , an up in the clouds exploration of all things airplane.World s mighty bigbut there s just one skyand it s yours to travel.Planes fly Take to the skies with this fun, rhyming book about all that planes do From jet planes to puddle jumpers, from the cockpit to the rud

Flygirl

Ida Mae Jones dreams of flight Her daddy was a pilot and being black didn t stop him from fulfilling his dreams But her daddy s gone now, and being a woman, and being black, are two strikes against her When America enters the war with Germany and Japan, the Army creates the WASP, the Women Airfor

The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909

This bookrecounts the persistence of a Frenchman, Louis Bleriot, to build a flying machine to cross the English Channel The text is succinct, caption like in its directness and brevity.The paintingsadd the necessary testure and tone to this marriage This is vintage Provensen Scho