The A-B-C of Aviation: A Complete, Practical Treatise Outlining Clearly the Elements of Aeronautical Engineering, with Special Reference to Simplified Explanations of the Theory of Flight, Aerodynamics and Basic Principles Underlying the Action of Balloons and Airplanes of All Types. A Non-technical Manual for All Students of Aircraft. This Book Includes Instructions for Lining Up and Inspecting Typical Airplanes Before Flight and Also Gives Easily Understood Rules for Flying
Norman H. Henley publishing Company, 1918 - 262 стор.
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