by Dept. of Aeronautics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London in [London] .
Written in English
|LC Classifications||TL769 .L37 1963|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||171 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||171|
|LC Control Number||90167374|
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