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FLIGHT TESTING HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT

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Overview

Youíve invested time, effort, and money in building your dream airplane. Youíve learned many new things such as riveting, welding, fabric, wiring, instruments, avionics and construction in composites. So now what?

Itís time to learn a whole new discipline: flight testing. The new Flight Testing Homebuilt Aircraft, an updated and improved version of the 1992 edition, is designed to give you the techniques and tools to help you flight test your creation.

    Specifically it will help you:
  • Develop a useable envelope as safely and efficiently as possible.
  • Define your aircraftís limitations.
  • Identify and fix the problems that often crop up in even well proven designs.
  • Learn the characteristics of your airplane so you can get the most out of it.
  • Become a more precise and knowledgeable pilot.

Even if you bring in a more experienced pilot to make the first couple of flights, this book will help you to work with them to agree on the best way to develop your aircraft.

Table of Contents

  • How to begin
  • Systems tests
  • Final preparations
  • Taxi tests
  • First flight
  • Envelope expansion
  • Handling qualities - stability
  • Handling Qualities - control
  • Pitot static system
  • Stall-spin test
  • Performance
  • Engine cooling
  • Conclusion

Specifications

  • Publisher:Aircraft Technical Book Co.
  • ISBN-13:9781941144220
  • Copyright Date:2015
  • Edition:2nd
  • Pages:184
  • Binding:Paperback
  • Dimensions:9.0" x 6.0"
  • eBook
  • File Type: standard pdf ebook
  • Print: unlimited
  • Copy/Paste: unlimited
  • Offline Access: yes
  • Search: always
  • Bookmarks: always
  • System Reqs: Windows, Macintosh, iPad, and more

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Softcover Book - Printed book with heavyweight cover stock.

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