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Aeroplane Performance, Stability and Control

By Courtland D. Perkins, R.E. Hage

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Format: Hardback, 504 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: United States, 01 January 1966
First written in 1949, this is a classic text in aeronautical engineering. It covers airplane performance in reciprocating engine craft, propeller performance, as well as aircraft stability and control. This is an excellent book for the professional and the serious amateur aircraft maker. It is written in a straightforward and easy to understand manner. To get the most out of this book, readers should have an understanding of differential calculus.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Airplane Performance Chapter 1 Introduction 3 Chapter 2 Drag Estimation 14 Chapter 3 Propulsion 116 Chapter 4 Airplane Performance 155 Part 2 Airplane Stability and Control Chapter 5 Static Longitudinal Stability and Control Stick-Fixed 213 Chapter 6 Static Longitudinal Stability and Control Stick-Free 267 Chapter 7 Maneuvering Flight 298 Chapter 8 Directional Stability and Control 315 Chapter 9 Dihedral Effect and Lateral Control 341 Chapter 10 Longitudinal Dynamics 374 Chapter 11 Lateral Dynamics 419 Appendix 475 Index 485

EAN: 9780471680468
ISBN: 047168046X
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Dimensions: 23.65 x 16.15 x 2.97 centimetres (0.42 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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