The McDonnell Douglas story by Ingells, Douglas J.

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Published by Aero Publishers in Fallbrook, CA .

Written in English

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  • McDonnell Douglas Corporation.

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Includes index.

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StatementDouglas J. Ingells.
LC ClassificationsHD9711.U63 M324
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4428458M
ISBN 100816849951
LC Control Number79054064

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