Gives readers a close-up look at fighter jets. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, labeled diagrams, and a "How It Works" feature, the book provides an engaging overview of this amazing aircraft.
Fighter jets zoom through the sky in this informative introduction to military machines. Readers will enjoy carefully leveled text and color photographs as they learn about the history, parts, and uses of fighter jets.
Fighter planes were made famous by the movie Top Gun, but they were first used during World War I and have become a standard symbol for the military. Through first-hand interviews, learn about the development and evolution of fighter planes, when and how they are used, and what its like to be the pilots who fly them and the engineers who fix them.