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From props to jets commercial aviation"s transition to the jet age 1952-1962 by Jon Proctor

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Published by Specialty Press in North Branch, MN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Transport planes -- History -- 20th century,
  • Aeronautics, Commercial -- History -- 20th century,
  • Airlines -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby by Jon Proctor, Mike Machat, and Craig Kodera.
ContributionsMachat, Mike., Kodera, Craig.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL685.4 .P76 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23962451M
ISBN 109781580071468
LC Control Number2009048767
OCLC/WorldCa430053146

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