Fiche bibliographique n° 752

Titre Sailplanes
Sous-titre Their design, construction and pilotage
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Auteur LATIMER-NEEDHAM, Cecil Hugh
Année de publication 1937
Édition
Langue anglais
ÉditeurChapman and Hall Ltd.
London
PaysAngleterre
Format
Nombre de pages 309
Sommaire FOREWORD BY THE MASTER OF SEMPILL, A.F.C., F.R.Ae.S.
PREFACE
LIST OF SYMBOLS USED
INTRODUCTORY

PART I - SAILPLANE DESIGN
CHAPTER I. STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER II. GENERAL LAY-OUT FOR DESIGN, AND WEIGHTS
CHAPTER III. MAIN PLANE LOADS AND FORCES
CHAPTER IV. DESIGN OF MAIN PLANES
CHAPTER V. DESIGN OF FUSELAGE AND SKIDS
CHAPTER VI. DESIGN OF TAIL UNIT AND CONTROL SURFACES
CHAPTER VII. CONTROL SYSTEM AND MAIN FITTINGS
CHAPTER VIII. UNUSUAL DESIGNS AND AUXILIARY DEVICES
CHAPTER IX. SAILPLANE TYPES

PART II - SAILPLANE CONSTRUCTION
CHAPTER X. THE MAIN PLANE
CHAPTER XI FUSELAGE AND EMPENNAGE
CHAPTER XII. FITTINGS AND CONTROL SYSTEM
CHAPTER XIII. MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION

PART III - SAILPLANE PILOTAGE
CHAPTER XIV. THE SOARING SITE
CHAPTER XV. PILOTING A SAILPLANE
CHAPTER XVI. METHODS OF SOARING AND SAILING FLIGHT
CHAPTER XVII. AERO-TOWING AND AUTO-TOWING
CHAPTER XVIII. FLYING INSTRUMENTS

APPENDICES
I. THEORY OF INDUCED DRAG
IA. METHOD OF OBTAINING POLAR OF AEROFOIL FOR ASPECT RATIOS OTHER THAN THAT FOR WHICH TEST RESULTS ARE AVAILABLE
II. AEROFOIL CHARACTERISTICS
III. E.G.A. REGULATIONS GOVERNING MECHANICAL LAUNCHING
IV. E.G.A. REGULATIONS GOVERNING AUTO-TOWING
V. E.G.A. REGULATIONS GOVERNING AERO-TOWING
VI. E.G.A. INSPECTOR'S REPORT ON CONSTRUCTION OF GLIDER FOR CERTIFICATE OF AIRWORTHINESS
VII. STRENGTH AND OTHER TABLES, CURVES, ETC.


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