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Art of the helicopter

Author: John Watkinson
Publisher: Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004.
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The only single volume book to cover all the aspects of helicopter design, manufacture and performance, written for pilots and students.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watkinson, John, 1950-
Art of the helicopter.
Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004
(OCoLC)52739033
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Watkinson
ISBN: 9780080472034 0080472036 9780750657150 0750657154 1280966483 9781280966484
OCLC Number: 123912844
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 390 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front cover; copyright; table of contents; front matter; Preface; Acknowledgements; body; 1 Introduction to rotorcraft; 2 Technical background; 3 Introduction to helicopter dynamics; 4 Rotors in practice; 5 The tail; 6 Engines and transmissions; 7 Control; 8 Helicopter performance; 9 Other types of rotorcraft; Index.
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