by Ed Heinemann
Ed Heinemann, or “Mr. Attack Aviation” as he is popularly known, is one of the world’s most highly regarded aircraft designers. He designed over 22 successful aircraft including the AD “Skyraider” and the A4D “Skyhawk” and is the recipient of over 18 distinguished aviation awards. His book “Aircraft Design” covers basic aerodynamics as well as advanced topics such as flight controls, stability and landing gear systems for carrier based aircraft. Other topics include: conceptual design, airplane structure, propulsion systems, equipment furnishings, maintainability, system safety and design of an attack trainer. Written for the novice as well as the professional design engineer. 130 pages and over 85 illustrations.