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This is a second-hand soft-cover book.

Condition: The cover has light discolouring, and creasing and wear to the top corner of the front cover. The first five pages have very light wear to the top outside corner. There is light age spotting to the last page, and to the edges of the compressed pages. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 152x230mm.
Pages: 278
Publisher: Challenge Engineering
Publication date: 1994 second printing


Model Airplane Design and Performance for the Modeler
By Howard L. Chevalier

This book covers model airplane design and performance with the modeller in mind. Instead of complicated mathematics, numerous illustrations and examples are used. Topics are arranged in a sequence which leads to the design of a typical model airplane:

Early Developments
-Is a brief history of model airplane design.

-Answers questions too embarrassing to ask at a club meeting.

-Explains aerodynamic forces such as lift, drag, and pressure.

-Addresses the problems of stability and trim.

-Describes control surfaces and how they are used.

-Explains how lift, drag, and weight affect performance and gives methods for calculating performance.

-Illustrates by example the design of a typical radio control model airplane from nose to tail.


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