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The Illustrated Guide to Aerodynamics

The Illustrated Guide to Aerodynamics

  • Author: Hubert Smith
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 337
  • View: 1886
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Explains how aerodynamic factors affect all aircraft in terms of lift, thrust, drag, in-air performance, stability, and control

How to Do Everything with Your Sony CLIÉ

How to Do Everything with Your Sony CLIÉ

  • Author: Rick Broida,Dave Johnson
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 9780072230741
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 430
  • View: 6156
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Introduces the features of the Sony CLIE, covering applications, accessories, shortcuts, integration with Microsoft Office, Internet connections, scheduling, games, troubleshooting, upgrading, and other devices using the Palm OS.

Understanding Performance Flight Testing: Kitplanes and Production Aircraft

Understanding Performance Flight Testing: Kitplanes and Production Aircraft

  • Author: Hubert Smith
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 007166260X
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 300
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*Covers lightplane performance flight testing methods, measures, and computer applications *Includes CD-ROM with sample spreadsheets containing equations to help readers perform their own flight tests *Describes GPS (Global Positioning System) test method for airspeed calibration and rapid-wind camera method for takeoff performance

Flight Theory and Aerodynamics

Flight Theory and Aerodynamics

A Practical Guide for Operational Safety

  • Author: Charles E. Dole,James E. Lewis,Joseph R. Badick,Brian A. Johnson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119233429
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 384
  • View: 3964
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The pilot's guide to aeronautics and the complex forces of flight Flight Theory and Aerodynamics is the essential pilot's guide to the physics of flight, designed specifically for those with limited engineering experience. From the basics of forces and vectors to craft-specific applications, this book explains the mechanics behind the pilot's everyday operational tasks. The discussion focuses on the concepts themselves, using only enough algebra and trigonometry to illustrate key concepts without getting bogged down in complex calculations, and then delves into the specific applications for jets, propeller crafts, and helicopters. This updated third edition includes new chapters on Flight Environment, Aircraft Structures, and UAS-UAV Flight Theory, with updated craft examples, component photos, and diagrams throughout. FAA-aligned questions and regulatory references help reinforce important concepts, and additional worked problems provide clarification on complex topics. Modern flight control systems are becoming more complex and more varied between aircrafts, making it essential for pilots to understand the aerodynamics of flight before they ever step into a cockpit. This book provides clear explanations and flight-specific examples of the physics every pilot must know. Review the basic physics of flight Understand the applications to specific types of aircraft Learn why takeoff and landing entail special considerations Examine the force concepts behind stability and control As a pilot, your job is to balance the effects of design, weight, load factors, and gravity during flight maneuvers, stalls, high- or low-speed flight, takeoff and landing, and more. As aircraft grow more complex and the controls become more involved, an intuitive grasp of the physics of flight is your most valuable tool for operational safety. Flight Theory and Aerodynamics is the essential resource every pilot needs for a clear understanding of the forces they control.

Jet Propulsion

Jet Propulsion

A Simple Guide to the Aerodynamic and Thermodynamic Design and Performance of Jet Engines

  • Author: N. A. Cumpsty
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521541442
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 303
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Updated and revised edition of Cumpsty's excellent introduction to jet engines now includes noise control and emissions.

The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics

The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics

  • Author: Frank Hitchens
  • Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
  • ISBN: 1785383256
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 877
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The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics was written for pilots at all levels from private pilot to airline pilot, military pilots and students of aerodynamics as a complete reference manual to aerodynamic terminology. General aerodynamic text books for pilots are relatively limited in their scope while aerodynamic text books for engineering students involve complex calculus. The references in this book, The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics, are clearly described and only basic algebra is used in a few references but is completely devoid of any calculus - an advantage to many readers. Over 1400 references are included with alternative terms used where appropriate and cross-referenced throughout. The text is illustrated with 178 photographs and 96 diagrams. The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics is an ideal aerodynamic reference manual for any pilot’s bookshelf.

Mach 1 and Beyond: The Illustrated Guide to High-Speed Flight

Mach 1 and Beyond: The Illustrated Guide to High-Speed Flight

  • Author: Larry Reithmaier,Lawrence W. Reithmaier
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 9780070520219
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 273
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This compelling book opens up the world of high-speed flight to readers who do not have extensive technical backgrounds. Covering both subsonic and supersonic flight, it demystifies the world of high-speed aerodynamics, flight principles, gas turbine jets, and more. You'll learn why there are no supersonic airliners, what problems confront designers of 2,000-mph aircraft, and whether or not a hypersonic, or Mach 5, airplane is likely to be built.

LASORS 2006

LASORS 2006

The Guide for Pilots

  • Author: Civil Aviation Authority: Personnel Licensing Department - Flight Crew
  • Publisher: The Stationery Office
  • ISBN: 9780117905016
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 600
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This publication contains training guidance for flight crew wishing to obtain a pilots licence in the UK and training providers of both UK National and JAA requirements in the field of flight crew licensing, with the associated rules and regulations. It is divided into two main sections dealing with: licensing, administration and standardisation procedures employed by the Safety Regulation Group, including references to JAR-FCL (European Joint Aviation Requirements for Flight Crew Licensing) documentation; and operating requirements and safety practice standards in the preparation for flight, with data from established information sources such as aeronautical information circulars and CAA safety sense leaflets.

Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving (Second Revised Edition)

Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving (Second Revised Edition)

  • Author: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486145247
  • Category: Cooking
  • Page: 192
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Practical, easy-to-follow guide tells how to select, prepare, and can fruits, vegetables, poultry, red meats, and seafoods; how to preserve fruit spreads, fermented foods, and pickled vegetables; and much more.