Aerospace & Flight

MPS225
$7.99  
Ian Graham, 32pages, 6.6 x 8.5, 9780753474631
My Best Book of Spaceships  introduces young readers to the amazing variety of spacecraft past, present, and ready to blast off into the future. From the first steps on the Moon, to life on a space station--this book has everything an aspiring young astronaut would ever want to know!

IPS097
$12.99  
Alain Grée, 64pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781787080232
This gorgeous transport-themed activity book will be very popular with any child who loves all things that go! With over 100 different activities, including dot to dot, spot the difference, coloring in, simple makes and other engaging puzzles. The  Transport Activity Book  is educational as...

STL326
$29.95  
Malcolm & Alexander Swanston, 224pages, 8 x 10.5, 9781782747093
A highly illustrated and accessible account of the development of air warfare, from the first skirmishes over the Western Front in World War I to today’s hi-tech netcentric aerial battlespace.   No single human invention has altered the nature of war more than the airplane. The  History of...

STL325
$34.95  
Jack Herris , Rob Pearson, 192pages, 8 x 10, 9781906626655
Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings,  Aircraft of World War I: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide  is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of 1914–18. Arranged chronologically by theatre of war and campaign,...

RAN503
$40.00  
320pages, 10 x 12, 9781465402127
From the first prototypes of flying machines to today's supersonic jets, the history and roles of aircraft are explored in this beautifully illustrated guide. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will welcome learning more about key brands and big players from yesterday and today...

RAN501
$29.95  
R.G. Grant, 452pages, 8.5 x 10, 9781465463272
A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution and now in paperback. Over 100 years ago, the Wright brothers flew in a shaky plane for the first time....

RAN502
$15.95  
Winston Groom, 464pages, 6 x 9, 9781426213694
Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of  Forrest Gump ),  The Aviators  tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage....

STL299
$17.95  
Jonny Lambert, 16pages, 9 x 11, 9781783123438
Get ready to take off, with this striking model plane that’s a must-have for aircraft-loving kids!   Build your very own mega-model of a Beechcraft Staggerwing biplane, complete with wheels that turn and a propeller that spins. This bright-red plane, which measures a full 11...

CBP001
$8.95  
Rita Storey, 32pages, 9780778733959
Take to the skies with How to Build Aircraft. Featuring simple step-by-step instructions, handy templates, vibrant photographs, and easily accessible materials, this title shows readers how to build their very own aircraft that can really fly! Projects include a hot-air balloon, roto-copter, a...

PGW236
$19.99  
Timothy Knapman, 32pages, 7.10 x 9.84, 9781626865631
Pack your bags and get ready for an exciting flight to a faraway destination in  Busy Builders: Airport.  This three-dimensional interactive kit takes young children behind the scenes at a busy airport, allowing them to see how all the flights and passengers move smoothly through the...

WWN821
$21.95  
Donald L. Barlett & James B. Steele, 688pages, 6 x 9, 9780393326024
The life that inspired the major motion picture The Aviator, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks through the image to get at...

NAV080
$21.95  
George J. Marrett, 264pages, 6 x 9, 9781682470367
George J. Marrett, a former test pilot for aviator Howard Hughes, separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the genius who set flight speed records in the 1930s and went on to develop some of America’s most famous aircraft and weapons. The author draws on his wealth of experiences...

MBI140
$35.00  
Richard H. Graham, 192pages, 8.6 x 0.8 x 11, 9780760343272
At the height of the Cold War in 1964, President Johnson announced a new aircraft dedicated to strategic reconnaissance. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane flew more than three-and-a-half times the speed of sound, so fast that no other aircraft could catch it. Above 80,000 feet, its pilots...

MBI141
$52.50 $75.00  
Richard H. Graham, 1040pages, 8.6 x 1.9 x 11.2, 9780760351741
This is the reprinted facsimile edition of the manual issued to crew members of the US Air Force's sleek SR-71, now available with photos and annotations by former Blackbird pilot Richard Graham. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was a long-range, Mach 3 reconnaissance aircraft developed by...

GPR025
$7.95  
12pages, 9 x 4.3, 9781887562737
6 panel foldout in plastic laminate with color photos and descriptions of U.S. military aircraft

SPC074
$69.99  
Mark A. Frankel & Tommy H. Thomason, 352pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780764350306
A comprehensive study of the training aircraft used to transition the United States military into the jet age. At the end of World War II, high-performance jets with unfamiliar operating characteristics were replacing propeller-driven airplanes. As accident rates soared, the Air Force and Navy...

GPT159
$12.99  
Peter Mellett & John Rostron, 64pages, 8.7 x 0.4 x 11.5, 9781861474018
Discover the flight techniques of insects, birds and flying creatures, and human inventions from kites to airliners; step-by-step experiments help you understand how flight works.

GPT158
$9.99  
Peter Mellett, 64pages, 8.2 x 0.5 x 8.2, 9781843228691
A fascinating fact file and learn-it-yourself project book. Features 18 hands-on experiments to help you really find out - make a miniature plane and a hot-air balloon, construct a kite, and build models that demonstrate how birds fly and how jets engines work. Ideal for 8-12 year-olds for home...

BMP025
$9.95  
Claire Bampton, 5pages, 8.5 x 8.5, 9781784041908
Fascinating facts about planes, plus four easy-to-build models make this book perfect for budding pilots aged 5 and up. No glue, no cutting, just press out the pieces and slot them together. Models include the very first plane made by the Wright brothers, a Boeing 747, Concorde, and the...

BMP014
$9.07 $12.95  
Arcturus Publishing, 96pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781782122890
A wonderful step-by-step introduction to make paper planes that really fly! With masses of original color photographs,  Paper Planes  is a practical and fun book for children who like being creative. Includes twenty sheets of brightly colored rainbow paper and is suitable for children aged 7...

BMP013
$16.95  
Arcturus Publishing, 12pages, 8.5 x 1.5 x 10, 9781782122173
The sky s the limit with this awesome book of press-out models. Children aged seven and up will love making models of real planes while learning about the history of aviation.

PGW165
$16.95  
Ruth T Brown, 64pages, 1.2 x 10 x 10.5, 9781626861626
Smithsonian Discover: Flight  brings the awe-inspiring experience of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum right into the pages of a book. It's a personal guide to the history and science of flight, and a collaboration with the venerable Smithsonian Institution. This authoritative...

TBP007
$19.95  
R. G. Grant, 118pages, 8.8 x 11.8, 9781626861558
Nothing seems to capture the imagination of humankind quite like the ability to fly, and just over a hundred years ago, that dream became a reality. Over the last century, planes have progressed in ways that would astound their earliest makers, and flying machines continue to inspire wonder in...

RAN316
$19.99  
Nick Arnold, 31pages, 11.4 x 9.1 x 1.6, 9780763671075
Ready to take off? Learn all about aerodynamics and find everything you need to make five fabulous flying machines. Do you love machines that fly? Can you name some key aviation inventions, from balloons to solar-powered planes? Do you know how flight forces such as gravity, drag, thrust,...
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