by R.T. Jones.
Explains early theories of lift, aircraft design, and math modeling of fluid motion. Purpose of special airfoils and laminar airfoils are discussed. Wing design, wing sweep, use of winglets, longitudinal stability, and neutral point. Includes a listing of the Oshkosh Airfoil Program for the IBM-PC. R.T. Jones is one of the world’s leading aerodynamicists with over 50 years of experience in designing aircraft working at NASA as chief research scientist, and teaching at Stanford University. The book is written for the novice as well as the experienced aerodynamicist. If you have any interest in aeronautics, this book is hard to put down once you start to read. 114 page and over 52 figures.