This little book of facts, figures, and stories is a must-have for the aviation fan. Packed with humorous, baffling, and astounding stories, from the pioneering days of the Wright Brothers to the present day, it covers great milestones, famous names, and the greatest of aircraft icons. Learn about phantom pilots and aircraft, a glossary of slang, the origins of plane-spotting, unusual aircraft names, great feats, enduring mysteries, and lucky escapes and great aircraft in the movies. Hardcover. 144 pages.