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U.S. Air Force fighting vehicles / by Ellen Hopkins.

Hopkins, Ellen (Author).

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  • ISBN: 140340190X (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 27cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, [2003]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Air Force armada -- Earning their wings -- Bombs away -- Fearsome fighters -- Stealthy birds -- A is for attack -- Strategic airlift -- Hercules knock-offs -- Hovering -- Missions impossible -- Aerial fill-ups -- Specialized transports -- No enemy will spy -- Where pilots dare not fly -- Walk with OSI agent Teeia Phillips -- In orbit -- Going ballistic -- Sidewinders and harpoons -- Smart weapons -- Air power tomorrow -- Nose to tail: how Air Force aircraft measure up.
Summary, etc.:
Provides an overview of the types of vehicles used by the United States Air Force and their purposes.
Subject: Airplanes, Military > United States > Juvenile literature.
Military helicopters > United States > Juvenile literature.
United States. Air Force > Weapons systems > Juvenile literature.
Helicopters > Juvenile literature.

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