The classic text for pilots on flight theory and aerodynamics now in an updated Second Edition
Flight Theory and Aerodynamics, the basic aeronautics text used by the United States Air Force in their Flying Safety Officer course, is the book that brings the science of flight into the cockpit. Designed for the student with little engineering or mathematical background, the book outlines the basic principles of aerodynamics and physics, using only a minimal amount of high school level algebra and trigonometry necessary to illustrate key concepts.
This expanded seventeen chapter Second Edition reflects the cutting edge of aeronautic theory and practice, and has been revised, reorganized, and updated with 30% new information including a new chapter on helicopter flight. Central to the book s structure is a clear description of aeronautic basics what lifts and drives an aircraft, and what forces work for and against it all detailed in the context of the design and analysis of today s aircraft systems:
* Atmosphere and airspeed measurement
* Airfoils and aerodynamic forces
* Lift and drag
* Jet aircraft basic and applied performance
* Prop aircraft basic and applied performance
* Slow and high-speed flight
* Takeoff, landing, and maneuvering performance
The book s practical, self-study format includes problems at the end of each chapter, with answers at the back of the book, as well as chapter-end summaries of symbols and equations. An ideal text for the USN Aviation Safety Officer and the USAAA s Aviation Safety Officer courses, as well as for professional pilots, student pilots, and flying safety personnel, Flight Theory and Aerodynamics is a complete and accessible guide to the subject, updated for the new millennium.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
A guide to the theory and practical application of aerodynamics as it relates to flying an airplane. Outlines relevant principles of physics and aerodynamics with a minimal amount of algebra and trigonometry. Each section includes practical exercises, a summary of symbols, and a summary of equations. Geared towards non-engineering personnel.From the Inside Flap:
This basic text in aeronautics for students of aviation safety approaches the subject from the pilot’s rather than the engineer’s viewpoint, unlike most other books in the field. It explains, as simply as possible, the theory and practical application of aeronautical principles in terms that both professional and non-professional pilots can readily understand. The mathematics is restricted to the level of high school algebra and trigonometry, and is kept to the minimum required to illustrate applications of the basic concepts presented. The author has drawn his material from courses he has taught in Flying Safety over the past eighteen years. He has taught thousands of Air Force, Army, Navy and many foreign Air Force pilots. The vast majority of these students did not have an engineering background. The first two chapters cover the basic concepts of aerodynamic principles and the construction of the thrust-required curves. Chapter 3 expands these basic principles and applies them to both thrust-producing and power-producing aircraft. The causes of many slow-speed aircraft accidents are discussed in Chapter 4. Chapter 5 discusses the problems of takeoffs and landings and the accelerations encountered during these phases of flight. Chapter 6 covers maneuvering flight. Chapter 7 explores high-speed flight in the transonic and supersonic speed regions. Static and dynamic stability and control of aircraft are analyzed in Chapter 8. There are problems at the end of each chapter, with answers given at the back of the book. The basic philosophy underlying this clear text can be stated as follows: "Any well-coordinated, intelligent person can be taught to fly an airplane—but a basic understanding of the aerodynamic principles involved will help the pilot to be a safer operator and help avoid the pitfalls that often lead to disaster." To this end, the author applies the understanding method rather than the do-it-this-way-because-I-say-so method of learning that is so often used in flight training. Flight Theory and Aerodynamics is currently used as the basic text for the USAF Flying Safety Officer courses. It can be used by the U.S.N. Aviation Safety Officer course, the USAAA’s Aviation Safety Officer course, and as a text for professional pilots and flying safety personnel. By promoting a better understanding of technical problems, aviation mishaps can be reduced. Any competent instructor, with the aid of Charles E. Dole’s book, should be able to design a course in basic aerodynamics that requires from 8 to 40 (present USAF requirement) classroom hours of instruction.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Wiley-Interscience. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0471370061 Brand New SoftCover International edition. 100% Same Content as US Edition .ISBN and Cover might be different in some cases. Bookseller Inventory # WOMT-471370061
Book Description Wiley-Interscience. Book Condition: New. 0471370061 International Edition, Brand New, Paperback, Choose Expedited shipping for delivery within 4-5 business days. Standard Delivery within 6-14 business days, Same Contents as U.S Edition, ISBN and Cover design may differ. We may ship to PO Box, APO , FPO Address, please contact us. In some instances, subjects such as Management, Accounting, Finance may have different end chapter case studies and exercises. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label "Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada" - printed only to discourage U.S. students from obtaining an affordable copy. The U.S. Supreme Court has asserted your right to purchase international editions, and ruled on this issue. Access code/CD is not provided with these editions. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # UN_9780471370062
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. PAPERBACK,Book Condition New, Brand New, Softcover, International Edition. We Do not Ship APO FPO AND PO BOX. Cover Image & ISBN may be different from US edition but contents as US Edition. Printing in English language. Quick delivery by USPS/UPS/DHL/FEDEX/ARAMEX ,Customer satisfaction guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Bookseller Inventory # ABEFDEC3206
Book Description 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This book is BRAND NEW Soft cover International edition with black and white printing. ISBN number & cover page may be different but contents identical to the US edition word by word. Book is in English language. Bookseller Inventory # UN-WIL-EX-IN-437
Book Description Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 2nd Edition. "Brand New, Softcover Black & White or color International Edition. GET IT FAST within 3-5 business days by UPS/DHL worldwide express with Tracking Number. Book printed in English. No shipping to PO Box/APO/FPO address. The international edition will has different ISBN and Cover design from US edition. [Please Read Description Carefully Before Buying] Occasionally, international textbooks may come with different exercises at the end of chapters. Restricted sales disclaimer wordings |Not for Sales in USA and Canada| are printed on the cover of the book only to misguide the students to prevent them from the purchasing the books. But in recent proceedings of court ruled that it is legal to buy/sell international edition in North America. We may ship the books from India or other Asian regions for inventory purpose. Return policy only for 30 days. Customer satisfaction guaranteed and in case of any queries please email us. Bookseller Inventory # PB31424053
Book Description pb. Book Condition: Brand New. International Edition. International Edition, Cover & ISBN may be different from US edition, PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. Brand New,Softcover,No Access code & No context dvd, But Contents are same as US Edition. Printed in English Language, Prompt shipping by USPS/,UPS/,DHL/,FedEx. Exceptional customer Service, Satisfaction Guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. "Special Note" We do provide service on APO BOX & PO BOX addresses only in usa. Bookseller Inventory # PPNIK2866
Book Description Book Condition: New. New International Edition, Perfect Condition. Printed in English. Excellent Quality, Service and customer satisfaction guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # USANY-14758
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. Soft Cover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB1260
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd. This is an International Edition, Different ISBN and Front cover,have same content as US edition Excellent Quality with Shrink Wrap .English language.Perfect condition.Please contact us for any questions regarding this book.!!. Bookseller Inventory # MarchTbz-2739
Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New. Softcover International Edition. Same contents as US edition. Ships SAME or NEXT business day. We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 20150103-14758