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Published by 380th Bombardment Wing (SAC), 158th Fighter Interceptor Group (ANG), FOL-E, 71st Flying Training Wing (ATC) in [Plattsburgh Air Force Base, N.Y.], Burlington, Vt, [Plattsburgh Air Force Base, N.Y.?] .
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  • Aeronautics, Military -- New York (State) -- Safety measures,
  • Aeronautics, Military -- Vermont -- Safety measures,
  • Airplanes -- Collision avoidance -- New York (State),
  • Airplanes -- Collision avoidance -- Vermont,
  • Airplanes -- Recognition -- United States.

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Shipping list no.: 90-358-P

ContributionsUnited States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command. Bombardment Wing, 380th
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14429817M

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