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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Airplanes -- Flight testing.,
  • Airplanes -- Control systems.

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StatementKenneth W. Iliff, Richard E. Maine, and T. D. Montgomery.
SeriesNASA technical paper -- 1459.
ContributionsMaine, Richard E., Montgomery, T. D., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office., Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17823246M

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