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Model Aircraft Aerodynamics 5th Revised Edition

By: Martin Simons

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Special Interest Model Books: 2015

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 003382

ISBN: 1854862707

Condition: New


This is the latest edition - fully revised and updated - of the standard textbook on aerodynamic theory, as applied to model flight. Everything is explained in a concise and practical form for those enthusiasts who appreciate that a better understanding of model behaviour is the sure path to greater success and enjoyment, whether just for fun or in competition. The revisions for this new edition reflect the significant developments in model aircraft during the last few years, and include brand new data: - The chapter on aerofoils has been rewritten to take account of the vast amount of testing... View more info

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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

By: Peter Fitzsimons

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2016

Seller ID: 9781460751909

ISBN: 1460751906

Condition: New


The must-read story of the boy from Brisbane who became a wartime hero and aviation trailblazer. In an action-packed life, the indomitable 'Smithy' went from fighting as a soldier amid the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front to taking to the skies against the likes of the Red Baron - for which he won the Military Cross for gallantry - before becoming the greatest peacetime aviator of his generation. Along with Charles Ulm, he was the first to conquer the Pacific by air, the first to fly across the Tasman Sea, the fastest to fly from England to Australia, and the first pilot to cir... View more info

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Flight Stability and Automatic Control [Second Edition][used book]

By: Robert C. Nelson

Price: $80.00

Publisher: USA, McGraw-Hill Professional: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 0070462739

ISBN: 0070462739

Condition: Very Good


The second edition of Flight Stability and Automatic Control presents an organized introduction to the useful and relevant topics necessary for a flight stability and controls course. Not only is this text presented at the appropriate mathematical level, it also features standard terminology and nomenclature, along with expanded coverage of classical control theory, autopilot designs, and modern control theory. Through the use of extensive examples, problems, and historical notes, author Robert Nelson develops a concise and vital text for aircraft flight stability and control or flight dynamic... View more info

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Fifty Years of Flying Fun

By: Rod Dean

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2015

Seller ID: 001988

ISBN: 190980827X

Condition: New


Fifty Years of Flying Fun covers, in a roughly chronological order, over fifty continuous years of flying. This ranges from joining the RAF in 1962, through his intriguing first operational tour on Hunters in Aden, the early days of the Jaguar in Germany and, finally in the RAF, an almost outrageous two years flying the Jaguar and Hunter with the Sultan of Oman's Air Force. His subsequent civil flying has been exclusively in the General Aviation and flying display fields as a flying instructor and well known display pilot, including being involved in many varied and interesting display-rela... View more info