Flight in Scotland

By Frances Jarvie, Gordon Jarvie

Format: Paperback

Suitable for children of 7-9 years, this book on the history of flight in Scotland includes an 8-page activity section with games, puzzles and drawings for colouring in.

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National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing

NMS publishes a wide variety of books relating to history, culture, natural science etc and museum exhibitions.

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In this book on the history of flight in Scotland you can: find out about the man who tried to fly off the wall at Stirling Castle and about Percy Pilcher and his fragile 'Bat' glider; be amazed at the story of Vincenzo Lunardi, and his balloon flight in 1785 from Edinburgh to Fife; see how aircraft are used in war, from the airships, and planes with open cock-pits, in World War I, to the Cold War V-bombers; read about UFOs in the 'Falkirk Triangle', the short-lived Rocket Post and much more; and check out how you can visit Concorde Alpha Alpha at the National Museum of Flight in East Lothian, and the other flying machines there.

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Format Paperback
Imprint National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing
Publication Date 4 Feb 2009
ISBN 9781905267248
Number of Pages 48

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'Filled with pictures, the book is ideal for anyone wanting an overview of the subject. Its engaging style, informative text and quirky facts (who knew Campbeltown airport has the capacity for the Space Shuttle to land?) make it an easy, enjoyable read. Keith Gray in the Scotsman

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