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Aircraft turbine engines

A. Frank Watts

Aircraft turbine engines

development and procurement cost

by A. Frank Watts

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Air Force -- Procurement.,
  • Airplanes -- Turbine-propeller engines -- Costs.,
  • Airplanes -- Turbojet engines -- Costs.,
  • Aircraft engine industry -- United States -- Costs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. Frank Watts.
    SeriesMemorandum -- RM-4670-PR (abridged), Memorandum (Rand Corporation) -- RM-4670-PR.
    ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Air Force
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16648041M

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