UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS FOR AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION.

- Explains mathematics essential to flight navigation in classic general and philosophical approach similar to Stick and Rudder (Langewiesche) and Weather Flying (Buck), teaching basic principles and reasoning. Assumes little mathematical background but takes simple straightforward approach to nav math that combine both ancient celestial forms upon which new technologies are

Key features:

* Provides understanding of navigation that allows pilots to exploit full powers of new technologies

* Presents techniques of GPS and other nav forms, including calculations of distance and bearings

* Chart construction, errors, uses

* Magnetic compass, errors, uses

* Mental calculations and rules of thumb

* Flight planning, especially long-range

Introduction.

Chapter 1: The Shape of the Earth.

Chapter 2: Vectors and Spheres.

Chapter 3: Navigating by the Stars.

Chapter 4: Making Your Own Stars: GPS.

Chapter 5: Navigation in Airplanes.

Chapter 6: Navigation Planning.

Chapter 7: A Guide to Further Reading.

Appendix: The Navigational Stars.

References.

UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS FOR AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION.

€30.29
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McGraw-Hill
13999

Data sheet

Kind
Book
Author
James S. Wolper
Language
English
Pages
259
Cover
Soft
Delivery
Frequently available

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