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The Story of Flight

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The Story of Flight by Jakob Whitfield
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A beautifully illustrated history of the iconic flying machines that have helped us soar through the skies. Perfect for child and adult aviation fans alike! The story of flight is a fascinating one: from the earliest balloons and airships to the latest stealth jet, each breakthrough laid the foundation for the next. Trace the extraordinary history of flight in this strikingly illustrated guide, from the Wright Flyer to cutting-edge drones. Along the way, discover how the social upheavals of the past 240 years influenced the flight path: two world wars, equality for women and the fight against climate change. Finally, explore the incredible inventions that await us in the future. Also available in this series on transport is The Story of the Car. The Story of Space Travel will follow in 2019.

Author Biography

Jakob Whitfield (Author) Jakob Whitfield has a degree in aeronautical engineering from Imperial College, and a doctorate in the history of technology from the University of Manchester. He lives with his family in the West Midlands, where he writes about aeroplanes and other topics in the history of technology. Us Now (Illustrator) Us Now is a design and illustration collective based in London. Their approach to design is creative, inclusive and distinctive.
Release date NZ
August 28th, 2018
Contributor
Illustrated by Us Now
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Wren & Rook
Interest Age
From 9 to 11 years
Pages
48
ISBN-13
9781526360229
Product ID
26881148

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