McGraw-Hill Digital
Libro ebook Understanding Mathematics for Aircraft Navigation, James Wolper
Author: James Wolper
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Digital
Categories: Steam engines
Language: Inglés
Price in book ePub
: 35.4 (35.4)
ePub with Adobe DRM
Publishing year: 2001
Size: 4.18 Mb
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ISBN: 9780071375726
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*Explains the mathematics essential to flight, teaching basic principles and reasoning*Provides an understanding that allows pilots to utilize new technologies*Examines techniques of GPS (Global Positioning System), and other navigation forms, including calculations of distance and bearings*Covers chart construction, magnetic compasses, mental calculations, long-range flight planning

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.

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