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Fighter Pilots - HC
Fighter Pilots - HC
Fighter Pilots - HC
9780778750963 | In Stock
US$26.60
US$19.95
 
There are no second places in aerial combat. Fighter pilots have perhaps the most dangerous job of all pilots – engaging other aircraft in order to shoot them down, or flying over enemy territory to drop bombs. Learning to master flying such a complex jet is only part of the job. Ultimately, a fighter jet is no more than a weapons platform, and the pilot must be better than his or her rivals in using the jet's weapons. This book will examine what it takes to become a fighter pilot; what the job is like; the jets and equipment required; and what it’s like to fly at twice the speed of sound in pursuit of an enemy.

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: T
Binding: Hardcover
Series: The World's Most Dangerous Jobs
Authors(s): Antony Loveless

Format
Size: 8″× 10″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: T
ATOS: 5.9
Dewey: 623.74
Lexile: 940