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Published by Technivision Services in [Slough, Eng .
Written in English


  • Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Launching -- Effect of wind on.,
  • Gust loads.

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Statement[Editor: E. D. Geissler. Authors: G. F. McDonough and others]
SeriesAGARDograph, no. 115
ContributionsGeissler, Ernst D., 1915- ed., McDonough, George F., 1928-
LC ClassificationsTL500 .N6 no. 115
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5678921M
ISBN 100851020151
LC Control Number69010027

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