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Discover how planes get--and stay--airborne
Now 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 flight
Wing design and configuration
Stability and control
Performance and safety
Helicopters and autogyros
Aircraft structures and materials
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 231 x 185 x 23 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
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