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Publisher Vayu Education
ISBN 9789383758456
Author: Rajat Madaan
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Contents
1. Airplane Structure Its Theory of Flight .......................... 1 - 24 2. Engines ................................................................................. 25-43 3. Meteorology .......................................................................... 44-68 4. Flight Ops And Performance ............................................... 69-78 5. Navigation and Equipments ................................................ 79-137
Appendix ........................................................................... 139-142
UNIT 1
Airplane Structure Its Theory of Flight THIS CHAPTER PROVIDES ELEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE OF THE MAJOR COMPONENTS OF AIRPLANE AND THE DYNAMICS OF THESE PARTS WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO FLYING AN AEROPLANE
AIRPLANE An engine driven, fixed wing aircraft , heavier than air that is supported in flight by the reaction of air against it wings. The term aircraft is used here and described as any device which is intended for the purpose of flight in air which includes airplanes, helicopters, balloons or Gliders MAJORCOMPONENTS
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Aviator's Handbook of Knowledge
FUSELAGE It is a structure which provides room for cockpit, cabin and carrying cargo. Different types of Fuselage TRUSS TYPE It is constructed by steel or aluminium tubing, and strength and rigidity is achieved by welding these tubing together in triangular shapes called trusses.
Figure 2- Truss fuselage design
MONOCOQUE It consists of skin, formers and bulkhead. Formers and bulkhead provide shape to the fuselage. This design uses stressed skin to support all imposed loads but cannot tolerate dents and deformation which can be easily demonstrated by a beverage can.
Figure 3- Monocoque Fuselage
Airplane Structure Its Theory of Flight

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