Designed especially for close air support, the Warthog entered service in 1975. Literally built around the 30mm GAU-8 Gattling gun, the A-10 can also carry immense weapons loads under its wings and fuselage, including AGM 65 Maverick missiles. A highly survivable aircraft, the A-10 has redundant hydraulic systems backed up by manual systems; it can survive direct hits by armor piercing rounds. It flew 8,100 sorties during Desert Storm and has seen action in Afghanistan and was a key battlefield weapons system during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Features: Detailed interior with seated pilot and boarding ladder, ECM pod, cluster bombs, napalm tanks, Maverick missiles and centerline drop tank, decals included for LET'S ROLL. 1:48 Scale. Skill Level 2-requires paint and glue (not included).Features include: -Highly detailed cockpit with boarding ladder and clear canopy-Pilot figure with realistic uniform details-Waterslide decals and paint instructions for recreating two planes-167 plastic parts-Illustrated assembly instructionsRecommended Ages:10 and up
By the time she's two years old, Violet Van Winkle can fi by nearly any appliance in the house. And by eight she's building elaborate fl ying machines from scratch?mind-boggling contraptions such as the Tubbubbler, the Bicycopter, and the Wing-a-ma-jig. The kids at school tease her, but they have no idea what she's capable of. Maybe she could earn their respect by winning the blue ribbon in the upcoming Air Show. Or maybe something even better will happen'something involving her bestever invention, a Boy Scout troop in peril, and even the mayor himself!A classic underdog story full of humor and sweetness and retro pizzazz, Violet the Pilot is both endearing and adorable. It'll fl y right into your heart.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/13/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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Disney Planes Pilot Pals Dusty Crophopper RC Plane Disney Planes Pilot Pals Dusty Crophopper RC Plane: Kids can have high-flying fun recreating the action seen in the Disney Toons Studios Planes video with this RC vehicle that offers role-play remote control so the plane moves when they do! Push the button to set its propeller spinning and move it forward, then use the two controllers - one for each wing - to tilt the wings and control its movement through mimicry. Sounds and phrases amp up the action for a thrilling air-venture! Product FeaturesInspired by the hit new Disney/Pixar Cars animated film, PlanesKids can have high-flying fun recreating the action scene in the movieThis RC vehicle offers role-play remote control so the plane moves when they do!Sounds and phrases amp up the action for a thrilling air-ventureA great gift that any boy is sure to love!Product Measures: 13" x 5.63" x 12"Recommended Ages: 3-7 years
John Okada was born in Seattle, Washington in 1923. He attended the University of Washington and Columbia University. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II, wrote one novel and died of a heart attack at the age of 47. John Okada died in obscurity believing that Asian America had rejected his work.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1979Pages: 176
ntoine de Saint-Exupery was born in France in 1900, when airplanes were just being invented. Antoine dreamed of flying and grew up to be a pilot-and that was when his adventures began. He found a job delivering mail by plane, which had never been done before. He and his fellow pilots traveled to faraway places and discovered new ways of getting from one place to the next. Antoine flew over mountains and deserts. He battled winds and storms. He tried to break aviation records, and sometimes he even crashed. From his plane, Antoine looked down on the earth and was inspired to write about his life and his pilot-hero friends in memoirs and in fiction. Peter Sis's remarkable biography celebrates the author of The Little Prince, one of the most beloved books in the world.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/27/2014Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
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During the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949, Lt. Gail Halvorsen and his squadron dropped over 250,000 candy-loaded parachutes and twenty tons of chocolate and gum to West Berlin's 100,000 children. He received thousands of letters from children, and only the most important were translated and given to him for his personal reply. This is the true story of a little girl named Mercedes, who waited anxiously for candy drops from Lt. Gail, known as the Chocolate Pilot.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2002Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
WeeRide Co-Pilot Bike Trailer, White Train a child how to ride a bike without dealing with training wheels with the WeeRide Co-Pilot bike trailer. The Co-Pilot--which attaches quickly and easily to almost any bicycle with a seat post--is just like a regular bike, with handlebars, a seat, and pedals for your youngster. The Co-Pilot's quick-release system detaches easily from your bike. However, you have control of the actual ride, including speed, balancing, braking, and steering, while your child tags along. It's a great way to teach basic biking skills and safety without giving up control before he or she is ready. Your son or daughter and pedal to help you along or just coast and enjoy the scenery. The Co-Pilot is equipped with a true quick-release system for quick detachment from the adult bike, along with adjustable handlebars that accommodate children of different heights. In addition, the seat is more comfortable and better built than typical bike trailer seats, so your child will want to keep riding throughout the day. And once you arrive at your destination, the arms fold up easily for compact storage. Other features include an attractive black and silver color scheme, a safety flag and handlebar pad, and a 20-inch wheel size. The Co-Pilot--which holds up to 75 pounds--weighs 24 pounds by itself and is recommended for ages 4 to 9.
Winner. Mr Dad's Seal of Approval, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, iParenting Media Award. This unique Young Scientist space kit combines technology, invention, culture, fun, and learning --all in one fascinating kit. Young Scientists will explore the night sky using a specialized astronomical device called the Star Pilot? which navigates the sky and locates the brightest stars and constellations. An attractive and detailed color illustrated manual includes fun astronomical information, experiments, diagrams, and constellation legends from cultures around the world. Learn about the life cycle of a star, discover asterisms such as the Big Dipper, locate 23 constellations in the night sky, make a night-vision flashlight, perform a binocular fusion experiment, and much, much more. The final section of the manual contains beautifully illustrated celestial legends including the legends of the Milky Way by the ancient Greeks and Chinese, the stories of Orion and Leo, a Native American Indian legend of Big Bear and its hunters, as well as many other interesting cultural legends. This is a manual that Young Scientists will want to read over and over again. Also included in this kit is a poster with fun astronomical information that will enhance any wall. Without a doubt, the Star Pilot? is a star-finding mission at its best and Young Scientists won'twant to miss this exhilarating star-hopping experience. BONUS: Award-winning SLOOH Telescope Card and activity book allow Young Scientists to plan exciting space missions, observe constellations, and view planets all with a real-time connection to powerful telescopes located in the Canary Islands, Chile, and Australia. BONUS: Award-winning SLOOH Telescope Card and activity book allow Young Scientists to plan exciting space missions, observe constellations, and view planets all with a real-time connection to powerful telescopes located in the Canary Islands, Chile, and Australia.Features include: -Find constellations in the night sky with Star Pilot-Multiple Award-winner-BONUS: Award-winning SLOOH Telescope Card and activity book allow Young Scientists to plan exciting space missions, observe constellations-Designed by a team of Ivy League astronomers-Star Pilot? is a star-finding mission at its best and Young Scientists won'twant to miss this exhilarating star-hopping experience!Recommended Ages:10 and up
Entice your child's imagination with this fun set! Help your pilot fly across Plan City in this adorable airplane. This toy is great on its own, or as an addition to the Plan City Airport.Features include: -This set encourages cooperative and imaginative play -This Set Includes An Airplane With A Pilot-Durable Construction And Strong Materials Ensures That This Toy Will Stand Up To Years Of Play-This Set Is Made From Recycled Rubber Wood And Coated With A NonToxic Finish All Colors Are Made From Vegetable Dye-Our Toys And Play Sets Have Real World Functionality Which Encourages Creative Play In A Positive Learning EnvironmentABOUT PLANTOYS Founded in southern Thailand in 1981, PlanToys was the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from rubberwood. We are always looking for new ways to improve and preserve our environment. PlanToys takes a step to go beyond Green by taking the concept of "Sustainability" into practice with the belief that everyone can contribute to a better world by playing sustainably. PlanToys uses a variety of materials, including; organic rubberwood, e-zero glue, water-based dyes, recycled and recyclable materials, soy and water-based ink and our proprietary PlanWood. PlanWood is a high density fiber composite wood made from reclaimed wood particles left from the manufacturing process of toys in the factory. This material allows toys to be made safe, stronger and more durable. PlanToys is again the first wooden toys company in the world's been using this method to make toys since 2010. Recommended Ages:3 – 12
Considered groundbreaking upon its publication in 2003, Boy Meets Boy is now 10 years old and David Levithan's debut about two teenage boys finding love is still in print and still as heartwarming. The world was different when Boy Meets Boy first appeared and attitudes have changed, but this novel is just as relevant and enjoyable as it was then. To mark the 10th anniversary, this edition features new backmatter from the author, including an original story about the scene-stealing, fan-favorite Infinte Darlene--literature's only star quarterback and homecoming queen. David is now considered one of the most important voices in YA literature, having since authored Every Day, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist with Rachel Cohn, and Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green, and fans of his more recent books will not be disappointed by his very first.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/10/2005Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
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