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By Nigel Tangye
Learn how to fly an aeroplane with this gorgeous, lovingly reproduced classic from Mr. Nigel Tangye, a leading aeronautical journalist, author and expert flier. First published in 1938, Teach Yourself to Fly was one of the first titles published in the Teach Yourself series.
As such, it offers a valuable resource for anyone interested in multicopters, including students, teachers, researchers, and engineers.This introductory text is a welcome addition to the literature on multicopter design and control, on which the author is an acknowledged authority.
When he realized NASA was winding down manned space flight, he set out on one of the great entrepreneurial adventure stories of our time. If the government wouldn't send him to space, he would create a private space flight industry himself.
Introduction to Aircraft Structure Analysis, Third Edition covers the basics of structural analysis as applied to aircraft structures. Coverage of elasticity, energy methods and virtual work set the stage for discussions of airworthiness/airframe loads and stress analysis of aircraft components. Numerous worked examples, illustrations and sample problems show how to...
Revised edition of the author's Buying the big jets, c2007.
An authoritative history of the hypersonic career and lasting influence of America s Mach 6 rocket plane, packed with photos and spectacular new artwork, which will appeal to the many aviation fans fascinated by the thrilling, dangerous world of Space Age pioneers."
On 12th April 1981 NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. She was the world's first real spaceship. On board were men with the Right Stuff. The Shuttle's Commander, moonwalker John Young, was already a veteran of five spaceflights. This book tells the complete story...