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The Risk Takers: Racing & Record-Setting Aircraft

A Unique Pictorial Record 1908-1972 (Osprey Aviation Pioneers 2)
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Aerospace & aviation technology, Air races, Aircraft: general interest, History of specific subjects, Transportation, Aviation - History, History / Military / Avi
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Open LibraryOL8993151M
ISBN 101855329042
ISBN 139781855329041

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