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The flying machine book : build and launch 35 rockets, gliders, helicopters, boomerangs, and more / Bobby Mercer.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library J 629.13 MER (Text) 39206020675482 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781613740866 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1613740867 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 197 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2012.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Flight school -- Rockets -- Hand-powered gliders -- Rubber band-powered gliders -- Helicopters -- Launchers -- Boomerangs.
Summary, etc.: "Shows readers how to turn rubber bands, paper clips, straws, plastic bottles, and index cards into amazing, gravity-defying flyers. Each project contains a material list and detailed step-by-step instructions with photos. Mercer also includes explanations of the science behind each flyer, including concepts such as lift, thrust, and drag, the Bernoulli effect, and more"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Paper airplanes.
Flying-machines > Models.
Airplanes > Models.

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