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Aircraft Propulsion : a review of the evolution of aircraft piston engines

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Aircraft Propulsion : a review of the evolution of aircraft piston engines
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Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
ISBN/ASIN: B000P2481A
Number of pages: 148

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This publication is based chiefly on the author's close personal connection with the development of aircraft engines during the period 1917-1950. The illustrations include a number of engines, aircraft, and the materials in the collections of the National Air and Space Museum.

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