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Night Fighter: The Ultimate Book of Paper Airplanes

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ISBN 10: 0764131532 / ISBN 13: 9780764131530
Published by Barrons Educational Series Inc, 2005
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Night Fighter: The Ultimate Book of Paper ...

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Large Softcover

Illustrator: Adam Elliot

Book Condition:Good

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For generations, kids have been making paper airplanes that really fly when launched by hand. Now, model makers can refine their craft and boost the fun with this, the ultimate book of paper airplanes. Fascinating chapters touch on everything from night fighting tactics to paper airplane folding techniques. The book's final chapter consists of detachable pages of heavy paper that show fold lines and insignia. Kids follow the clear folding instructions to create 20 different gliders that look like actual modern jet night fighters. Better yet, the planes are embellished with glow-in-the-dark inks to create truly authentic night fighter appearances. Each model comes with a thumbnail description of the actual plane it is modeled after, along with additional folding tips for increasing flight stability, adjusting flight trajectory, and modifying flight paths. A great-looking three-panel gatefold at the back of the book opens to present model builders with a miniature aircraft carrier and runway where they can test the accuracy of their landings. Here is the only paper airplane book on the market that uses glow-in-the-dark inks. What could be more appropriate for the Night Fighter?

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[back cover]
NIGHT FIGHTER SQUADRON NEEDS YOU!
Can you design and fold the latest in paper airplane technology? Are you brave enough to be a test pilot, flying state-of-the-art 21st-century fighter planes? Will you accept your mission to fly into combat, using each night fighter’s infrared markings to guide you through total darkness? If so, open up your pilot’s manual and discover:

  • Computer-generated diagrams and easy instructions to help you fold each airplane

  • Briefings for top secret missions

  • A fold-out aircraft carrier and Night Fighter bombing target

  • Elite tips for top pilots
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