An album of modern aircraft testing
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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English


  • Airplanes -- Testing -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Airplanes -- Testing.

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Explains the work of teams of individuals responsible for testing aircraft design, materials, engines, and systems on the ground and in the air.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Michael L. Berger.
LC ClassificationsTL671.7
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21509896M
ISBN 10053104341X

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