The Little Book of Aviation

The Little Book of Aviation

The Little Book of Aviation is a collection of facts, figures and interesting stories from the world of flight.

Author: Norman Ferguson

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780752492858

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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The Little Book of Aviation is a collection of facts, figures and interesting stories from the world of flight. Sad, humorous, baffling and astounding stories abound, from the pioneering days of the Wright Brothers to the present day, and covering everything from great milestones, famous names who’ve served, and the greatest of aircraft icons; phantom pilots and aircraft and a glossary of slang; the origins of plane-spotting and unusual aircraft names; great feats and enduring mysteries; lucky escapes and great aircraft in the movies... the trivia is limitless and will appeal to everyone, whether you want help telling your Spitfire from your Messerschmitt or you know a Spitfire I from a Spitfire II!
Categories: Transportation

Flight

Flight

With its spectacular full-color photographs, fascinating and informative text, and detailed specifications section that will delight die-hard data fans, Flight is the essential book for pilots and plane-lovers everywhere.

Author: Mark Phelps

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN: 1616286067

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 302

A comprehensive look at the world's great aircraft from the experts at Flying magazine, featuring spectacular full-color photographs, fascinating and informative text, and detailed specifications that will delight die-hard data fans. Of all humanity’s dazzling innovations, perhaps none capture our imaginations or fuel our inventive spirits as much as flight. In our quest to soar higher, faster, and farther, we’ve dreamed up airborne wonders that are a sight to behold—like the supersonic F-22 Raptor, stealthily soaring above the clouds, or the Boeing-Stearman PT-17 Biplane, the beautiful starter model that helped a generation earn their wings. That’s not even to mention the deluxe Concorde—the first passenger jet to cruise at the speed of sound. These iconic aircraft—and 97 more stunning feats of aeronautical engineering—make up the world’s most groundbreaking contributions to flight, all curated and collected here by the experts at Flying magazine. In Flight: 100 Greatest Aircraft, there’s something for every aviation aficionado—from brazen stunt planes to far-from-pedestrian commercial jets, from military marvels to spacecraft that reached dazzling new heights. With its spectacular full-color photographs, fascinating and informative text, and detailed specifications section that will delight die-hard data fans, Flight is the essential book for pilots and plane-lovers everywhere.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Cleared for Takeoff

Cleared for Takeoff

All of aviation's dangerous, exciting, and most courageous moments are featured within this stunning compendium on flight.

Author: Rowland White

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452143484

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 102

All of aviation's dangerous, exciting, and most courageous moments are featured within this stunning compendium on flight. Packed with stories of heroic and innovative pioneers, fascinating profiles of remarkable planes from Spitfires to space shuttles, and how-to instructions for making everything from origami helicopters to bottle rockets—all accompanied by sensational photographs, illustrations, and diagrams—Cleared for Takeoff promises to astonish, entertain, and fire the imaginations of everyone with their head in the clouds.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Magic School Bus Taking Flight

The Magic School Bus Taking Flight

Join Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus gang for some higher learning in this high flying adventure. The class learns how a plane gets up in the air, stays up, and is steered.

Author: Joanna Cole

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

ISBN: 0590738712

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 508

Join Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus gang for some higher learning in this high flying adventure. The class learns how a plane gets up in the air, stays up, and is steered.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Advanced UAV Aerodynamics Flight Stability and Control

Advanced UAV Aerodynamics  Flight Stability and Control

The book provides up-to-date information in the field of Aerospace Engineering for university students and lecturers, aerodynamics researchers, aerospace engineers, aircraft designers and manufacturers.

Author: Pascual Marques

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118928684

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 776

View: 536

Comprehensively covers emerging aerospace technologies Advanced UAV aerodynamics, flight stability and control: Novel concepts, theory and applications presents emerging aerospace technologies in the rapidly growing field of unmanned aircraft engineering. Leading scientists, researchers and inventors describe the findings and innovations accomplished in current research programs and industry applications throughout the world. Topics included cover a wide range of new aerodynamics concepts and their applications for real world fixed-wing (airplanes), rotary wing (helicopter) and quad-rotor aircraft. The book begins with two introductory chapters that address fundamental principles of aerodynamics and flight stability and form a knowledge base for the student of Aerospace Engineering. The book then covers aerodynamics of fixed wing, rotary wing and hybrid unmanned aircraft, before introducing aspects of aircraft flight stability and control. Key features: Sound technical level and inclusion of high-quality experimental and numerical data. Direct application of the aerodynamic technologies and flight stability and control principles described in the book in the development of real-world novel unmanned aircraft concepts. Written by world-class academics, engineers, researchers and inventors from prestigious institutions and industry. The book provides up-to-date information in the field of Aerospace Engineering for university students and lecturers, aerodynamics researchers, aerospace engineers, aircraft designers and manufacturers.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The Little Book of Flight

The Little Book of Flight

This text tells the fascinating story of aviation, beginning with its earliest inclusion in myths and legends. It is packed full of interesting facts and figures about the most famous aviation figures and the magnificent flying machines.

Author: David Curnock

Publisher: G2. Records

ISBN: 1909217212

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 128

View: 601

This text tells the fascinating story of aviation, beginning with its earliest inclusion in myths and legends. It is packed full of interesting facts and figures about the most famous aviation figures and the magnificent flying machines.
Categories: Aeronautics