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Published by Agard in Neuilly sur Seine .
Written in English


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Sponsored by theAerospace Medical Panel and the Consultant and Exchange Programme of AGARD.

SeriesAgard lecture series -- 125
ContributionsAdvisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development. Aerospace Medical Panel., Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development. Consultant andExchange Programme.
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Open LibraryOL20406972M

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