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Author Mercer, Bobby, 1961-

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

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, [2012]


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 197 pages) : illustrations
Summary "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.
Contents Front Cover; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Flight School; 2 Rockets; Basic Straw Rocket; Cruise Missile; Bottle Rocket; Soda Pop Rocket; Blow Darts; Whisper Rocket; 3 Hand-Powered Gliders; Flying Flounder; Plastic Zipper; Paper Plate Flyer; Red Baron; Round Square Flyer; Three-Penny Flyer; Phonebook Flipper; 4 Rubber Band-Powered Gliders; Classic Dart; Flat Flyer; Mini-Delta Flyer; F-16; Falcon Frenzy; Streak; Foam Plate Shuttle; Bat-Wing Flyer; 5 Helicopters; Apache; Straw Copter; Super Spinner; Maple Key Helicopter; Fantastic Four-Blade; 6 Launchers.
X-Wing Flyer and LauncherGrape Bazooka; Straight-as-an-Arrow Launcher; Pistol Grip Launcher; Pringles Launcher; 7 Boomerangs; Basic Fingerrang; Triple Threat; Criss-Cross Flyer; Ninja Star; Aussie; Back Cover.
Subject Paper airplanes.
Flying-machines -- Models.
Flying-machines -- Models.
Paper airplanes.
Fine Arts.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Toymaking.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Wood Toys.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Science & Nature -- Experiments & Projects.
Flying-machines -- Models. (OCoLC)fst00928451
Paper airplanes. (OCoLC)fst01052395
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mercer, Bobby, 1961- Flying machine book. 1st ed. Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2012 (DLC) 2011041174
ISBN 9781613740880 (electronic bk.)
1613740883 (electronic bk.)
9781613740897 (electronic bk.)
1613740891 (electronic bk.)
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