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Aeronautical engineering

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the branch of engineering that deals with the design, development, testing, and production of aircraft and related systems (aeronautical engineering) and of spacecraft, missiles, rocket-propulsion systems, and other equipment operating beyond the earth’s atmosphere (astronautical engineering)
Historical Examples

aeronautical engineering has become one of the recognized professions.
Meteorology Charles Fitzhugh Talman

The academy offers advanced degrees in military and aeronautical engineering and in a variety of other technical areas.
Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

the branch of engineering concerned with the design, production, and maintenance of aircraft


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