Airplane Stability and Control

Airplane Stability and Control

A History of the Technologies That Made Aviation Possible

eBook - 2002
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It is profusely illustrated with photographs and figures and includes brief biographies of noted stability and control figures along with a core bibliography. Professionals, students, and aviation enthusiasts alike will appreciate the comprehensive yet readable approach to this history of airplane stability and control."--Jacket.
"Much of the book's content captures never-before-available impressions of those active in the field, from pre-Wright brothers airplane and glider builders straight through to contemporary aircraft designers. The chapters are arranged thematically, dealing with single subjects over their entire history. These include early developments, research centers, the effects of power on stability and control, the discovery of inertial coupling, the challenge of stealth aerodynamics, a look toward the future, and much more. This updated edition includes new developments in propulsion-controlled aircraft, fly-by-wire technology, redundancy management, applications, and safety.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781107316034
1107316030
9780511889868
0511889860
9781107321427
1107321425
9780521021289
0521021286
9780521809924
0521809924
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 391 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Larrabee, E. Eugene

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