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The Resource Faster than sound : the story of supersonic flight, Bill Gunston

Faster than sound : the story of supersonic flight, Bill Gunston

Label
Faster than sound : the story of supersonic flight
Title
Faster than sound
Title remainder
the story of supersonic flight
Statement of responsibility
Bill Gunston
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text tells the story of how test pilots in the USA & UK first pierced the sound barrier in the late 1940s. It describes the rules & technologies of supersonic flight, ongoing developments in engine & airframe technology, the age of supersonic passenger transports, & advances in supersonic fighter & bomber design
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Gunston, Bill
Dewey number
  • 629.1'33349
  • 629.133349
  • 629.1'33349
  • 629.133349
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Aerodynamics, Supersonic
  • Supersonic planes
  • Transport
Label
Faster than sound : the story of supersonic flight, Bill Gunston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: Sparkford: Patrick Stephens, 1992
  • Includes index
Control code
9781844255641
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 234 p.
Isbn
9781844255641
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), port.
Label
Faster than sound : the story of supersonic flight, Bill Gunston
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: Sparkford: Patrick Stephens, 1992
  • Includes index
Control code
9781844255641
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 234 p.
Isbn
9781844255641
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), port.

Library Locations

    • Shepherds Bush LibraryBorrow it
      6 Wood Lane , Lonodon, W12 7BF, GB
      51.5059745 -0.2241114
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