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Aircraft prime movers of the twentieth century

Francis Rodwell Banks

Aircraft prime movers of the twentieth century

by Francis Rodwell Banks

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Motors.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F.R. Banks.
    SeriesWings Club "sight" lecture ;, 7th
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL701 .B325
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 57 p.
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5229556M
    LC Control Number75291559

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