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Test pilots.

Gene Gurney

Test pilots.

by Gene Gurney

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air pilots -- Biography.,
  • Air pilots -- Correspondence.,
  • Airplanes -- Flight testing -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography., Correspondence.
    SeriesThe Watts aerospace library, Watts aerospace library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL539 .G8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22907303M
    LC Control Number67017670

    This title introduces readers to the job of test pilot. A short history of the profession is included, as are test pilots such as the Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Chuck Yeager, Neil Armstrong, and their contributions to aviation and aircraft advancement. Education and training needed to.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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