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pilot"s course in weather

D. B. Kennedy

pilot"s course in weather

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Published by Dept. of Transport, Air Services Branch, Meteorological Division in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorology in aeronautics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D.B. Kennedy.
    ContributionsCanada. Meteorological Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL556 .K38p
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20526789M


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