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The first airplane diesel engine: Packard model DR-980 of 1928.

Robert B. Meyer

The first airplane diesel engine: Packard model DR-980 of 1928.

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Published by Smithsonian Institution, National Air Museum in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Motors.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPackard model DR-980 of 1928.
    SeriesSmithsonian annals of flight -- v. 1, no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23039845M


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