Model Planes: Aerofoils & Wings Paperback / softback
Model flying is a challenging and exciting hobby as well as a recognized international sport.
The broad principles of flight as applied in full-size aviation are just as important to flying models, but these principles are not always recognized or understood fully by aeromodellers.
Written specifically with aeromodellers in mind, Model Planes: Aerofoils and Wings is a practical guide to the aerodynamic principles of the 'aerofoil' and the way that wings produce lift, which is vital to establishing flight.
Included are over forty ready-to-use aerofoil sections in a range of typical sizes, together with a detailed method of plotting these sections on a home computer, using Excel or a similar software.
A comprehensive glossary provides clear explanations of the modelling terminology used, and diagrams illustrate key principles and themes.
Written by a distinguished aerospace engineer with a passion for modelling, this comprehensive volume is perfect for the enthusiastic aeromodeller, whether starting out or looking to hone their craft.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 208 pages, 130
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/2015
- Category: Radio-controlled models
- ISBN: 9780719815409