Understanding Flight, Second Edition (Paperback)
  • Understanding Flight, Second Edition (Paperback)

Understanding Flight, Second Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 16/10/2009
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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
High-speed flight
Performance and safety
Aerodynamic testing
Helicopters and autogyros
Aircraft structures and materials

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
ISBN: 9780071626965
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 231 x 185 x 23 mm
Edition: 2nd edition

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