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The advent of the aircraft gas turbine.

Sir Frank Whittle

The advent of the aircraft gas turbine.

by Sir Frank Whittle

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Published by University College Nottingham in [Nottingham] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHerbert Akroyd Stuart lecture -- 1946
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20378837M

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