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Pyles, Raymond, 1941-Aging aircraft : USAF workload and material consumption life cycle patterns / Raymond A. Pyles.p. cm.“MR-1641.”Includes bibliographical references.ISBN 0-8330-3349-2 (pbk.)1. Airplanes, Military—United States—Maintenance and repair. 2.United States. Air Force—Ground support. I.Title.UG1243.P96 2003358.4'183'0973—dc212003005775
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The research reported here was sponsored by the United States AirForce under Contract F49642-01-C-0003. Further information may be obtained from the Strategic Planning Division, Directorate of Plans, Hq USAF.