Aircraft of the National Air and Space Museum
Published for the National Air and Space Museum by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 180 pages
Featuring ninety-three popular aircraft from the collection of the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, this revised edition contains eight new additions. Each entry includes several photographs, an article briefly detailing its history, and data on the plane's wingspan, length, height, weight, and engine type.
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