Understanding Performance Flight Testing: Kitplanes and Production Aircraft: Kitplanes and Production Aircraft

Understanding Performance Flight Testing: Kitplanes and Production Aircraft: Kitplanes and Production Aircraft

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*Covers lightplane performance flight testing methods, measures, and computer applications
*Includes CD-ROM with sample spreadsheets containing equations to help readers perform their own flight tests
*Describes GPS (Global Positioning System) test method for airspeed calibration and rapid-wind camera method for takeoff performance

Overview


*Covers lightplane performance flight testing methods, measures, and computer applications
*Includes CD-ROM with sample spreadsheets containing equations to help readers perform their own flight tests
*Describes GPS (Global Positioning System) test method for airspeed calibration and rapid-wind camera method for takeoff performance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071662604
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
09/18/2001
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
300
File size:
20 MB
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Meet the Author

HUBERT C. "SKIP" SMITH is Associate Professor Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught aircraft design, performance and aerodynamics for 30 years. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in aeronautical engineering from Penn State, and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. An instrument-rated commercial pilot and flight instructor, he has been actively flying for over 45 years. He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, has won a number of national awards for outstanding educational achievements, and is the author of another McGraw-Hill book, THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO AERODYNAMICS.

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