Cleared for Takeoff

Cleared for Takeoff

The Ultimate Book of Flight

Book - 2016
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A compendium of flight chronicles aviation's most dangerous, exciting, and courageous moments, including such topics as aircraft carriers, songs about flying, airline callsigns, and the space shuttle.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781452135502
1452135509
Branch Call Number: X629.13 WHITE
Characteristics: 320 pages : illistrations (mostly color), color maps ; 27 cm

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beaglebabygirl
Sep 11, 2017

Entertaining sequences can be read as snippets. Aviation geeks of all ages will enjoy reading cover to cover.

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mammothhawk229e
Jul 02, 2017

Good, but not great book with no further reading or bibliography.
Bit dry, but author have huge bias on sea planes & anti-bland.
Subjects ranged from shady airline (air America), airport three letter codename (ouch on Sioux City, Iowa's SUX), aire force insingia, callsigns, forgotten heroes to cancelled projects.
Still decent introduction to flight for all ages.

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minE_0
Jan 12, 2017

I cant wait to read this book1!!111 and can i please have some more followers? thanks!

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