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- ISBN: 9780071626965 | 0071626964
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/2/2009
Master an understanding of the science of flightThis longtime favorite is the most intuitive introduction to the basic mechanics of flight available. Now updated to include helicopter flight fundamentals and aircraft structures, this aviation classic remains required reading for new pilots and students.Understanding Flight, Second Edition addresses the science of flying in terms, explanations, and illustrations that make sense. The book clarifies a diverse range of topics, such as design, propulsion, performance, high-speed flight, and flight testing. The book's popular Factoid feature has been completely refreshed and expanded.