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Casey Jones cyclopedia of aviation terms by Henry Lionel Williams

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Published by McGraw-Hill book company, inc. in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Aeronautics -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and arranged by Henry Lionel Williams, in cooperation with the staff of the Academy of aeronautics, La Guardia field, New York, under the supervision of Aviation research associates.
ContributionsNew York (N.Y.). Academy of Aeronautics., Aviation research associates, New York.
LC ClassificationsTL509 .W5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6509718M
LC Control Number47000038

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