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Airplanes, airships, aircraft engines

by Tucker, Albert

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Published by The United States naval institute in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes.,
  • Airships.,
  • Airplanes -- Motors.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lieut. Albert Tucker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL650 .T7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination436 p.
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6638862M
    LC Control Number21019871
    OCLC/WorldCa2007078

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FACSIMILE: Reproduction Airplanes, airships, aircraft engines [FACSIMILE] Originally published by Annapolis, Md., The United States naval institute in Book will be printed in black and white, with grayscale images. Book will be 6 airships wide by 9 inches tall and soft cover bound. Any foldouts will be scaled to page Airplanes Tucker, Albert.

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