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The quest for mach one

a first-person account of breaking the sound barrier

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Published by Penguin Studio in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Aerodynamics, Supersonic -- Research -- United States -- History,
    • Test pilots -- United States -- Interviews,
    • Bell X-1 (Supersonic planes)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChuck Yeager ... [et al.] ; from oral history interviews conducted by Dana Marcotte Kilanowski ; with commentary by Mac McKendry ; introduction by Walter Boyne ; afterword by Jeffrey Ethell.
      ContributionsYeager, Chuck, 1923-, Kilanowski, Dana Marcotte.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL574.S55 Q47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL445689M
      ISBN 100670874604
      LC Control Number98158669
      OCLC/WorldCa37815020

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