This is the fascinating story of everything that flies, from birds and bats to the Wright brothers’ early experiments, from the flying aces of the First World War to 21st-century solar power. You’ll meet inspiring inventors and pioneering pilots, and learn how famous flying machines took to the air. From balloons and hang gliders to jets and drones, you’ll discover out how a plane stays in the sky, how a jet engine works, what happens when you break the sound barrier, and much more.
Aviation is a tale of countless ups and downs, and proves that even the craziest dream can become a reality. Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for take-off!