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The Resource The paths of soaring flight, Frank Irving

The paths of soaring flight, Frank Irving

Label
The paths of soaring flight
Title
The paths of soaring flight
Statement of responsibility
Frank Irving
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is concerned with the sport of soaring, mainly with the mathematical basis of sailplane design and operation. It does not tell the beginner how to fly, but it will give an experienced pilot some background, with historical notes showing how ideas have evolved and could develop in the future."--Jacket
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irving, Frank
Dewey number
629.132/31
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL765
LC item number
.I78 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gliding and soaring
  • Meteorology in aeronautics
  • Aerofoils
  • Aeronautical instruments
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • Aerofoils
  • Aeronautical instruments
  • Gliding and soaring
  • Meteorology in aeronautics
  • Segelflug
Label
The paths of soaring flight, Frank Irving
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 118-120) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Equations of Motion
  • Sect. B.
  • Instruments for soaring flight.
  • Ch. 5.
  • Instruments for Soaring Flight.
  • Ch. 6.
  • Other Instruments
  • Sect. C.
  • The sailplane in the atmosphere.
  • Sect. A.
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Sailplane in the Atmosphere.
  • Ch. 8.
  • Flying in Thermals: the Classical Analysis.
  • Ch. 9.
  • Some Ideas on the Practice of Cross-Country Flying.
  • Ch. 10.
  • More Advanced Ideas on Cross-Country Flying.
  • Ch. 11.
  • Optimisations in General.
  • The sailplane in still air.
  • Ch. 12.
  • The Effects of Wind.
  • Ch. 13.
  • The Effect of Centre of Gravity Position.
  • Ch. 14.
  • A Brief Note on Computers, Flight Data Recorders, GPS, etc.
  • App. II.
  • Conversion Factors
  • Ch. 1.
  • Units, and Some Basic Ideas.
  • Ch. 2.
  • Wings and Winglets.
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Drag of a Sailplane.
Control code
825768346
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 133 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848160897
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825768346
Label
The paths of soaring flight, Frank Irving
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 118-120) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Equations of Motion
  • Sect. B.
  • Instruments for soaring flight.
  • Ch. 5.
  • Instruments for Soaring Flight.
  • Ch. 6.
  • Other Instruments
  • Sect. C.
  • The sailplane in the atmosphere.
  • Sect. A.
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Sailplane in the Atmosphere.
  • Ch. 8.
  • Flying in Thermals: the Classical Analysis.
  • Ch. 9.
  • Some Ideas on the Practice of Cross-Country Flying.
  • Ch. 10.
  • More Advanced Ideas on Cross-Country Flying.
  • Ch. 11.
  • Optimisations in General.
  • The sailplane in still air.
  • Ch. 12.
  • The Effects of Wind.
  • Ch. 13.
  • The Effect of Centre of Gravity Position.
  • Ch. 14.
  • A Brief Note on Computers, Flight Data Recorders, GPS, etc.
  • App. II.
  • Conversion Factors
  • Ch. 1.
  • Units, and Some Basic Ideas.
  • Ch. 2.
  • Wings and Winglets.
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Drag of a Sailplane.
Control code
825768346
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 133 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848160897
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825768346

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