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Whirlybirds

a history of the U.S. helicopter pioneers

by Jay P. Spenser

  • 66 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Washington Press in association with Museum of Flight in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972.,
    • Piasecki, Frank N.,
    • Young, Arthur M., 1905-,
    • Hiller, Stanley.,
    • Helicopters -- United States -- History.,
    • Aeronautics -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJay P. Spenser.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL716 .S73 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 497 p. :
      Number of Pages497
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL698030M
      ISBN 100295980583, 0295976993
      LC Control Number97045600

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