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Ask the pilot

Patrick Smith

Ask the pilot

everything you need to know about air travel

by Patrick Smith

  • 163 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Riverhead Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air travel.,
  • Aeronautics, Commercial.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEverything you need to know about air travel
    StatementPatrick Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE9776 .S58 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 269 p. ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17921534M
    ISBN 101594480044
    LC Control Number2004046675
    OCLC/WorldCa54775016

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