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The Resource Flight theory and aerodynamics : a practical guide for operational safety, Charles E. Dole, James E. Lewis, Joseph R. Badick, Brian A. Johnson

Flight theory and aerodynamics : a practical guide for operational safety, Charles E. Dole, James E. Lewis, Joseph R. Badick, Brian A. Johnson

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Flight theory and aerodynamics : a practical guide for operational safety
Title
Flight theory and aerodynamics
Title remainder
a practical guide for operational safety
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Charles E. Dole, James E. Lewis, Joseph R. Badick, Brian A. Johnson
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eng
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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"--
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Flight theory and aerodynamics : a practical guide for operational safety, Charles E. Dole, James E. Lewis, Joseph R. Badick, Brian A. Johnson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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txt
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Third edition.
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1 online resource
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9781119233411
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rdamedia
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Label
Flight theory and aerodynamics : a practical guide for operational safety, Charles E. Dole, James E. Lewis, Joseph R. Badick, Brian A. Johnson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2702950
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781119233411
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
38f881eb-f457-45d5-81de-c4966467a73e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Adobe Digital Editions

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