Description - Understanding Flight, Second Edition by David W. Anderson
Discover how planes get--and stay--airborneNow you can truly master an understanding of the phenomenon of flight. This practical guide is the most intuitive introduction to basic flight mechanics available. Understanding Flight, Second Edition, explains the principles of aeronautics in terms, descriptions, and illustrations that make sense--without complicated mathematics. Updated to include helicopter flight fundamentals and aircraft structures, this aviation classic is required reading for new pilots, students, engineers, and anyone fascinated with flight. Understanding Flight, Second Edition, covers: Physics of flightWing design and configurationStability and controlPropulsionHigh-speed flightPerformance and safetyAerodynamic testingHelicopters and autogyrosAircraft structures and materials
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Format: Paperback / softback
(231mm x 185mm x 23mm)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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Author Biography - David W. Anderson
David Anderson is a lifelong pilot. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Columbia University.
Scott Eberhardt works in high-lift aerodynamics with Product Development, at Boeing Commercial Airplanes.