Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook
Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration 2007
Number of pages: 97
Weight and balance, two of the most important factors affecting flight safety, are thoroughly discussed in this official FAA handbook. Indispensable for those responsible for aircraft weight distribution - the engineers, designers, pilots, and aviation maintenance technicians - this guide clearly explains how to correctly determine the weight and center of gravity for any type of aircraft, including the new light-sport aircraft (LSA) and very light jet (VLJ) categories.
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by Emile Auguste Duchene - Longmans, Green and co.
The book is written in the simplest possible language, and contains not a single formula. It treats the principles of flight and the problems involved in the mechanics of the aeroplane, demanding only the most elementary knowledge of arithmetic.
by Robert W. Buchheim - RAND Corporation
Written as a basic guide on the uses and characteristics of space systems, this book discusses astronautics and its applications, technology in the space environment, rocket vehicles, propulsion systems, propellants, internal power sources, etc.
by Manuel Soler - Create Space
This book covers an undergraduate, introductory course to aeronautical engineering and aims at combining theory and practice to provide a comprehensive, thorough introduction to the fascinating, yet complex discipline of aerospace engineering.
- US Government Printing Office
The purpose of this advisory circular is to make amateur-built/ultralight aircraft pilots aware that test flying an aircraft is a critical undertaking, which should be approached with thorough planning, skill, and common sense.