How Does It Fly? Helicopter

Cover: How Does It Fly? Helicopter



Learn how a spinning set of blades makes a helicopter fly and find out how pilots steer these interesting vehicles.


  • Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Dewey: 629.133'352--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781610800655): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2012
  • PDF (9781610800730): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781610800730H): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Series: Community Connections
  • Subseries: How Does It Fly?


  • Lexile® Measure: 640
  • Guided Reading Level: N
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 146957
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 3.6
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: LG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Special Flying Machines
  • From Ancient to Modern Times
  • Parts and Types of Helicopters
  • The Future for Helicopters
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Matt Mullins

Matt Mullins holds a master’s degree in the history of science. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife and son. Matt writes about science and technology, food, and other topics that interest him.


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