Library of Flight. The Design of the Airplane, Second Edition. Darrol Stinton, Loughborough University of Technology. print ISBN: Darrol Stinton MBE, PhD, CEng, FRAeS, FRINA, MIMechE, RAF(Retd) was born in who worked in the design offices of the Blackburn and De Havilland aircraft. permission of the publisher. British Library. Cataloguing in Publication Data. Stinton, Darrol. The design of the aeroplane. 1. Airplanes – Design and construction.
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Mathematics – which general readers may skip – is the minimum needed to work out common sense shapes, aimed at meeting the certification requirements of the three world airworthiness authorities: Land and seaplanes are included, from microlight and commuter, to a seat surface-effect ekranoplan regional transport, to satisfy specific markets.
A new chapter, on “Using the back of an envelope”, shows how to make “ballpark” technical judgements. He is qualified test pilot and aeronautical engineer who worked in the design desing of the Blackburn and De Havilland aircraft companies before joining the RAF.
His test flying spanned 35 years and more than types of aircraft, first as an experimental test pilot at Farnborough; then 20 years as airworthiness certification test pilot for the UK Civil Aviation Authority on light aeroplanes and seaplanes, before turning freelance. His company specializes in cross-fertilization between aircraft and marine craft design and operation.
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Description The new edition of this classic textbook, used by universities, training schools, industry and enthusiasts, has been extended to feature a number of new studies in practical aeroplane design. Xesign of contents Reviews Features Section 1 – Introduction: Airworthiness the object; Vocabulary of Design. Section 2 – Aerodynamics: The nature of air; Arrangement of surfaces; Drag, flaps and wakes.
Section deaign – Performance: Power for flight; Reciprocating engines; Turbine engines – and a range equation. Section 4 – Operational Characteristics: Fuselages, hulls and floats; Choice of landing gear; Longitudinal stability; Control surfaces; Lateral and directional stability and spinning; How big and how heavy.
Section 5 – Project Examples: Layout, including ‘Using the back of an envelope’; Appendices; Index.
Hubin, ‘The Science of Flight’ on the first edition “This is a well-written and interesting text that should be enjoyed by a wide spectrum of readers” Light Aviation, Spring