Flight : 100 Years of Aviation Hardback
by Reg Grant
This title contains 100 years of airborne innovation and adventure for aviation fans - in a new compact edition.
From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, take a sky-high journey through the history of aviation.
Charting the trailblazers, jet test pilots and constant progress at the cutting-edge of technology, every aspect of flight is explored.
Recalling memorable events - record-breaking flights, aerial warfare and terrorist hijackings - this is the story of how man's dream to fly became a reality and central to modern history.
It is endorsed by the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 452 pages, col. Illustrations
- Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/04/2010
- Category: Transport (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781405353427