Igor Sikorsky, his three careers in aviation by Frank J. Delear

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972,
  • Aeronautics -- Biography

About the Edition

A biography of the aeronautical engineer whose achievements include the multi-motored airplane and the helicopter.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Frank J. Delear ; foreword by James H. Doolittle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL540.S54 D45 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5210479M
ISBN 100396072828
LC Control Number75038370
OCLC/WorldCa1959476

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