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The Quest for Mach One

A First-Person Account of Breaking the Sound Barrier (Penguin Studio Books)

by Chuck Yeager

  • 161 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Studio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • United States,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Bell X-1 (Supersonic planes),
  • Air Forces,
  • Aircraft,
  • Technology,
  • Transportation,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Interviews,
  • General,
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • History / General,
  • Aerodynamics, Supersonic,
  • History,
  • Military Science,
  • Test pilots,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames A. Doolittle (Afterword), Walter J. Boyne (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7643394M
    ISBN 100670874604
    ISBN 109780670874606

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