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Milestones of manned flight

the ages of flight from the Wright brothers to stealth technology

by Mike Spick

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Published by Smithmark in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics -- History -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-144).

    StatementMike Spick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL549 .S65 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1094795M
    ISBN 100831760508
    LC Control Number94019276

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