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Published by Aviation Applied Technology Directorate, US Army Aviation Research and Technology Activity in Fort Eustis, VA .
Written in English


  • Airplanes -- Seats -- United States.,
  • Airplanes -- Crashworthiness -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementMarvin Kent Richards.
SeriesUSAAVSCOM TR -- 89-D-21, AVSCOM technical report -- 89-D-21.
ContributionsUnited States. Army Aviation Research and Technology Activity. Aviation Applied Technology Directorate.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22446805M

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