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World speed record aircraft the fastest piston-engined landplanes since 1903 by Ferdinand C. W. Kaesmann

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Published by Putnam Aeronautical in London .
Written in English


  • Airplanes -- Speed records -- History.

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StatementFerdinand C.W. Käsmann.
LC ClassificationsTL537
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19937870M
ISBN 100851778445

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