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Author Loveless, Antony.

Title Apache helicopter pilots / Antony Loveless.

Publication Info. New York NY : Crabtree Publishing Co., [2010]
©2010
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 358.43 LOV    AVAILABLE
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Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Series World's most dangerous jobs.
Note Includes index.
Contents Riding the dragon -- The dangers -- The AH-64 Apache -- The Longbow Apache -- Training -- The crew -- Flying the Apache -- Pilot's eye -- The forward air controller -- View from the ground -- A pilot's life -- Fighting the Apache -- The Battle of Donkey Island -- It's a fact! -- Glossary.
Summary Apache pilots fly the most demanding helicopter in the world, The Apache is so complex to operate it is known as "Riding the Dragon." Only three percent of army helicopter pilots qualify to fly this incredible machine. In this book, we meet the men and women who take the Apache helicopter into battle.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
Audience NC990L Lexile
Note NC990L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 6.5 1 133632
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.5 1 133632
Subject Apache (Attack helicopter) -- Juvenile literature.
Helicopter pilots -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Army -- Aviation -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780778750987 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778750981 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
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