100 years of flight

a chronology of aerospace history, 1903-2003
  • 524 Pages
  • 4.85 MB
  • English
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics , Reston, Va
Aeronautics -- Hi
Other titlesOne hundred years of flight
Statementby Frank H. Winter and F. Robert van der Linden
ContributionsVan der Linden, F. Robert
LC ClassificationsTL515 .W526 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 524 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17099635M
ISBN 101563475626
LC Control Number2003008259

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