An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine or propeller. Airplanes come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and wing configurations. The broad spectrum of uses for airplanes includes recreation, transportation of goods and people, military, and research. Commercial aviation is a massive industry involving the flying of tens of thousands of passengers daily on airliners. Most airplanes are flown by a pilot on board the aircraft, but some are designed to be remotely or computer-controlled.

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My First Travel Book
The Airport Book
The Boy and the Airplane
The Wright Brothers
Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
Code Name Verity
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
Seven Wonders Of The World
The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Airplanes: Soaring! Diving! Turning!
Five Trucks
Little Plane Learns to Write
The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909
Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
Ten Apples Up On Top! by Dr. SeussDuck and Cover by Jackie UrbanovicI Saw an Ant on the Railroad Track by Joshua PrinceCrazy Town Upside Down by Vanessa RouseBrick ABC by Brick Pals
23 books — 8 voters
The Science Behind Batman's Tools by Agnieszka BiskupThe Science Behind Batman's Uniform by Tammy EnzThe Science Behind Batman's Ground Vehicles by Tammy EnzThe Science Behind Batman's Flying Machines by Tammy Enz
The Science Behind : Batman
4 books — 1 voter

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth WeinNothing But Sky by Amy TruebloodBlack Dove White Raven by Elizabeth WeinFlygirl by Sherri L. SmithNight Witches by Kathryn Lasky
Aviation in YA & Middle Grade Fiction
31 books — 24 voters
JOURNEY TO THE WEST by Biao  WangGRINGOS AND FLAMINGOS  by Scott  NelsonWild Swans by Jung ChangIn a Sunburned Country by Bill BrysonThe Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot
Memoirs I've Loved Too
243 books — 41 voters

Cars, Coffee, and a Badass Ninja Toilet by K.C. HiltonArt of the Le Mans Race Car by Stuart CodlingTexas by Jack KnoxBugspray by Christina EngelaAs You Do by Richard  Hammond
books about cars and airplanes
11 books — 6 voters
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard BachThe Flying Book by David BlatnerCoffee, Tea or Me? The Uninhibited Memoirs of Two Airline Ste... by Trudy BakerWhen I Fell From the Sky by Juliane KoepckeAirplane Reading by Christopher Schaberg
Flight Books
13 books — 9 voters

This is stolen? We're in a stolen jet?" "Not stolen," said Donegan Bane from the co-pilot's seat. "Almost stolen," Gracious corrected. "Semi-stolen," said Donegan. "Quasi-stolen," said Gracious. Aurora's frown did not turn upside down. "So is it stolen or not?" Donegan and Gracious hesitated. "Yes," they both said together. ...more
Derek Landy, The Maleficent Seven

Don DeLillo
The plane had lost power in all three engines, dropped from thirty-four thousand feet to twelve thousand feet. Something like four miles. When the steep glide began, people rose, fell, collided, swam in their seats. Then the serious screaming and moaning began. Almost immediately a voice from the flight deck was heard on the intercom: "We're falling out of the sky! We're going down! We're a silver gleaming death machine!" This outburst struck the passengers as an all but total breakdown of autho ...more
Don DeLillo, White Noise

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