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Time-Life Books, Jan 1, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Discusses basic concepts of aerodynamics, looks at how insects, birds, and aircraft fly, and describes technological advances in military and commercial aviation

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Walter J. Boyne is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot, the former director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum, a best-selling author, and a world-renowned authority on aviation history. His thirty books include "The Smithsonian Book of Flight", "Eagles at War", and "Beyond the Wild Blue: A History of the United States Air Force, 1947-1997". He lives in Ashburn, Virginia.

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