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Commercial Aviation - HC
Commercial Aviation - HC
Commercial Aviation - HC
9780778712053 | In Stock
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The first commercial flights in the 1920s, were cold, expensive, and dangerous. Today, millions of people fly safely around the world each day in comfort. Realistic illustrations and clear text explain to children how these planes and their engines were developed and how millions of people fly around the world each day. Topics include:
• the first airlines
• flying boats
• first jet airliners
• Boeing
• engines
• Concorde
• low cost airlines
• bushpilots
• airbus
• the future of commercial fight
• plane identification guide


Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Hardcover
Series: The Story of Flight
Author(s): Ole Steen Hansen

Format
Size: 9″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: R
ATOS: 6.9
Dewey: 387.742
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2003

Reviews
Commercial Aviation

“Published to coincide with the centennial anniversary of the Wright brothers’ historic flight, this...series will both capitvate and educate its young readers. Each volume covers a different period in the history of powered flight...Colorful cover illustrations and a sturdy binding make this set a recommended purchase for elementary schools and public libraries.” —Catholic Library World, 03/04