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    Tail-less Aircraft: Their Design and Characteristics (Hardback) By (author) Karl L.E. Nickel, By (author) Michael Wohlfahrt, By (author) Captain Eric Brown

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    DescriptionThe book discusses the full range of tailless designs, from hanggliders to the US 'Stealth Bomber', and includes a detailed look at particularly significant designs. The authors' own experience in this field allows them to explain and illustrate the topic in a way that will both appeal to the enthusiast and satisfy the professional aerodynamicist's need for academic rigour: a rare mix of sound science and first hand experience.


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    Title
    Tail-less Aircraft
    Subtitle
    Their Design and Characteristics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karl L.E. Nickel, By (author) Michael Wohlfahrt, By (author) Captain Eric Brown
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 1,160 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780340614020
    ISBN 10: 0340614021
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.6
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BIC subject category V2: WGM
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: TRP
    DC21: 629.13334
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009000
    LC classification: TL
    BIC subject category V2: TGMF1
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, index
    Publisher
    ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    Imprint name
    Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
    Publication date
    01 September 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Table of contents
    Introduction * Aerodynamic basic principles * Stability * Control * Flight characteristics * The design of sweptback flying wings: I. Optimisation II. Fundamentals III. Special problems * Hanggliders * Flying models * Fables, misjudgements and prejudices, fairy tales and myths * Discussion of representative tailless aircraft * Bibliography * Name, aircraft and subject index.