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How and why of aircraft and their engines

James Hay Stevens

How and why of aircraft and their engines

by James Hay Stevens

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Published by Putnam, R. Bentley in London, label: Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes,
  • Aeronautics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Hay Stevens and Maurice F. Allward. Edited by F. N. Hillier.
    ContributionsAllward, Maurice F., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL546.7 .S83 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p.
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6152008M
    LC Control Number54004598
    OCLC/WorldCa5976567

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