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Books relating specifically to aircraft


12 books

  1. 1932 Flying and Glider Manual

    By Paul Howard Poberezny, Sylvester H. Schmid

    https://www.google.com.au/books/edition/1932_Flying_and_Glider_Manual/2imYtwAACAAJ?hl=en  Airplanes -- Design and construction, Airplanes, Home-built Build and Fly - Pietenpol Air-Camper, Powell PH Racer, Heath Super Soarer Glider, Penguin, Ramsay Flying Bathtub; plans, construction methods.  

    • Published on 1932
    • 72 pages

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  2. Aircraft World Wars I & II

    By Jeff Daniels Ed

    110 aircraft in colour plus three-view silhouettes and specifications

    • Published on 1986
    • 1 page

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  3. Airfoil Selection

    By Barnaby Wainfan

    This book consists principally of a series of articles originally published in Kitplanes magazine.  A basic understanding of airfoil geometry and how that affects the aerodynamics of an airfoil.  Charts and analysis.

    • Published on 2005
    • 80 pages

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  4. Australian Homebuilt Aeroplanes

    By T. C. Mowatt

    A listing of homebuilt aircraft registered through SAAA including details on the Aviation Register - Rego, name, address, date of registration, including all previous owners, make, model, photo.  Separate register of aircraft and construction number.  Includes 95-10 ultralights.

    • Published on 1983
    • 66 pages

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  5. Bushplanes

    By Geza Szurovy

    As recently as the 1930s, vast portions of Alaska and Canada remained uncharted. The task of transporting explorers, aerial photographers, and cartographers to those remote regions fell into the hands of daring aviators and their Annotation. This colorful book examines the duties bushplanes help carry out around the world and the development of the greatest examples still plying the skies, including DeHavilland Beavers and Otters, Piper Cubs, Stinson Reliants, and Cessna Skywagons. Even airworth

    • Published on 2004
    • 160 pages

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  6. Dream Aircraft

    By Barry Schiff

    From the North American P-51 Mustang, to the "Spirit of St. Louis," and even NASA's Space Shuttle, this spectacular collection examines who's who and how-to on some of the most incredible aircraft ever developed. Focusing on the unique aspects and performance characteristics of one of 32 aircraft—including the Culver Cadet, Transavia Airtruk, Saab Safari, and DeHavilland Chipmunk—each chapter brings the planes to life by describing exactly how it feels to be behind the controls. Historical and p

    • Published on 2007
    • 305 pages

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  7. GA Airfoils

    By Harry C. Riblett

    A technical work initially compiled in 1986 and updated.  Performance charts, graphs, analysis, formulas

    • Published on 1996
    • 136 pages

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  8. Manifesto

    By Mike Busch

    “There's a dirty little secret about aviation maintenance: it often breaks aircraft instead of fixing them.” “Manifesto” is the much-anticipated first book from renowned aviation columnist and speaker Mike Busch. Written in typical no-nonsense style, it lays out the basis of Mike's “minimalist” maintenance philosophy for owner-flown general aviation aircraft. An owner who follows the book's guidance can save a small fortune on maintenance costs and end up with a safer, more reliable aircraft. Ow

    • Published on 2014
    • 112 pages

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  9. Mike Busch on Engines

    By Mike Busch

    "The risk of engine failure is greatest when your engine is young, NOT when it's old. You should worry more about pediatrics than geriatrics." -Mike Busch A&P/IA Mike Busch on Engines expands the iconoclastic philosophy of his groundbreaking first book Manifesto to the design, operation, condition monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting of piston aircraft engines. Busch begins with the history and theory of four-stroke spark-ignition engines. He describes the construction of both the "to

    • Published on 2018
    • 508 pages

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  10. Military Aircraft of Australia, 1909-1918

    By Keith Isaacs

    Produced in 1971 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the RAAF, the book describes the pre-WWl aviation activity in Australia and how that activity lead to the formation of the RAAF from the initial interest of the Government in this new military tool, through the establishment of the Central Flying School to activities in WWl both on the Western Front and the Middle East, not forgetting the initial preparation to use aircraft in the search for German Navy raiders around Papua-New Guinea.  

    • Published on 1971
    • 190 pages

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  11. The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft

    By Paul Eden & Soph Moeng Eds.

    Comprehensive listing of aircraft A-Z with photos, drawings and specs of over 3,000 aircraft.  Index

    • Published on 2002
    • 1,152 pages

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  12. The Last Lanc'

    By Patrick Kilvington

    Lancasters - the Plane that won the war for Britain.  Lists every Lanc and its service.  Covers the flight of the last flying example from Australia to Kent 1965

    • Published on 1982
    • 162 pages

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