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AERODYNAMICS - AERODINAMIKA

BY N.F. KRASNOV

Vysshaya Shkola Publishers Moscow 1971

TRANSLATED FROM RUSSIAN
Published for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation, Washington,  1978



AIRPLANE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

BY OTTORINO POMILIO

McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1919



AIRCRAFT MECHANICS HANDBOOK

By Colvin Fred Herbert

1918, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York



APPLIED AERODYNAMICS

BY LEONARD BAIRSTOW

LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO, LONDON, 1920



AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION

BY S. S, FEDCHIN

"Transport" Press Moscow, 1966

NASA TECHNICAL TRANSLATION
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, 1969



AERODYNAMICS

A complete course in elementary aerodynamics with experiments and examples.

BY N. A. V. PIERCY

THE ENGLISH UNIVERSITIES PRESS LTD, LONDON, 1947



ZEPPELIN - THE STORY OF A GREAT ACHIEVEMENT

BY HARRY VISSERING

WELLS AND COMPANY, CHICAGO, 1922



AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING AND AIRPLANE DESIGN

BY LIEUTENANT ALEXANDER KLEMIN
Based on a series of articles in Aviation and Aeronautical Engineering by Alexander Klemin and T. H. Huff, S.B., chief aeronautical engineer for the Standard Aircraft Corporation, formerly instructor in Aeronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

THE GARDNER – MOFFAT COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1918



HELICOPTER AERODYNAMICS

BY D. L BAZOV
Translation of "Aerodinamika vertoletov."
Transport Press, Moscow, 1969

NASA TECHNICAL TRANSLATION
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, 1972



AEROPLANE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION

Including Notes on Aeroplane Design and Aerodynamic Calculation, Materials, Etc.

A Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of Instruction for Aeroplane Constructors, Aviators, Aero-Mechanics, Flight Officers and Students. Adapted Either for Schools or Home Study.

BY JOHN B. RATHBUN

CHICAGO, STANTON AND VAN VLIET CO., 1918



AERODYNAMICS AND FLIGHT DYNAMICS OF TURBOJET AIRCRAFT

BY T. I. LIGUM

Transport Press, Moscow, 1967

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, 1969



HARPER'S AIRCRAFT BOOK

Why aeroplanes fly, how to make models, and all about aircraft, little and big.

BY A. HYATT VERRILL

HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK AND LONDON, 1913



THE THEORY AND PRACTICE MODEL AEROPLANING

BY V. E. JOHNSON

LONDON, E. & F. N. SPON LTD., 1910



WIND TUNNELS AND THEIR INSTRUMENTATION

Izdatel'stvo "Nauka", Moskva, 1964

Translated from Russian

Israel Program for Scientific Translations, Jerusalem, 1966

Published for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S.A. and the National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C.



A TREATISE ON AIRSCREWS

BY WHYRILL E. PARK

LONDON, CHAPMAN & HALL, LTD., 1920



PROBLEMS OF DESIGNING PASSENGER AIRCRAFT

BY V. M. Sheynin and V. L Kozlovskiy

"Mashinostroyeniye" Press Moscow, 1972

NASA TECHNICAL TRANSLATION
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, 1975



FUNDAMENTALS OF AVIATION MEDICINE


BY A. A. LAVNIKOV

Military Press, Moscow, 1971

NASA TECHNICAL TRANSLATION
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, 1972



THE ART OF AVIATION


A handbook upon aeroplanes and their engines with notes upon propellers.

BY ROBERT W. A. BREWER

NEW YORK, McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, 1910



THE MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES OF THE AEROPLANE

BY S. BRODETSKY

LONDON, J. & A. CHURCHILL, 1921



APPLIED AERONAUTICS - THE AIRPLANE

Airplane Engineering Department, Dayton, Ohio, 1918


 
THE SECOND BOYS' BOOK OF MODEL AEROPLANES

BY FRANCIS A. COLLINS

NEW YORK, THE CENTURY CO., 1911



PRACTICAL FLYING

A manual on flying dealing with the most recently adopted methods of tuition in the complete flying course. Written and illustrated by experienced flying officers.

BY FLIGHT-COMMANDER W. G. McMINNIES

NEW YORK, GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY, 1918,



AEROPLANE CONSTRUCTION

A Handbook on the various Methods and Details of Construction employed in the Building of Aeroplanes.

BY SYDNEY CAMM

LONDON, CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON, 1919



BUILDING AND FLYING AN AEROPLANE

A practical handbook covering the design, construction, and operation of aeroplanes and gliders.

BY CHARLES B. HAYWARD

CHICAGO, AMERICAN SCHOOL OF CORRESPONDENCE, 1912



HOW TO BUILD AN AEROPLANE

BY ROBERT PETIT

NEW YORK, D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY, 1910


 
FUNDAMENTALS OF AVIATION AND SPACE TECHNOLOGY

INSTITUTE OF AVIATION, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA, ILLINOIS, 1964 Reprint



WOOD IN AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION

FOREST PRODUCTS LABORATORY (1919)
In cooperation with the University of Wisconsin


 
SOVIET AIRCRAFT AND ROCKETS

BY N.A. Zhemchuzhin, M.A. Levin, LA. Merkulov, V.I. Naumov, O.A, Pozhidayev, S.P. Frolov, and V.S. Frolov

Transport Publishers Moscow, 1971

Translated from Russian

Published for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. by Amerind Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 1977



MODEL AEROPLANES AND THEIR MOTORS

A Practical Book for Beginners

BY GEORGE A. CAVANAGH

NEW YORK, MOFFAT YARD & COMPANY, 1916



MONOPLANES AND BIPLANES

Their design, construction and operation. The Application of Aerodynamic Theory with a Complete Description and Comparison of the Notable Types.

BY GROVER CLEVELAND LOENING

NEW YORK, MUNN C& COMPANY, Inc., 1911



THE PHYSICS OF FLIGHT

BY ALFRED LANDE

REINHOLD PUBLISHING CORPORATION, New York, 1945


 
ROTORCRAFT

BY F. LEGRAND

Translation of "Giravions". Ecole Nationale Superieure de Aeronautique, France, 1964

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, 1968



HELICOPTERS CALCULATION AND DESIGN

BY M. L. MIL', A. V. NEKRASOV, A. S. BRAVERMAN, L. N. GRODKO, AND M. A. LEYKAND

"Mashinostroyeniye" Publishing House, Moscow, 1966

NASA TECHNICAL TRANSLATION
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, 1967

Helicopters calculation and design - Volume I

Helicopters calculation and design - Volume II



TEXTBOOK OF APPLIED AERONAUTIC ENGINEERING

BY HENRY WOODHOUSE

NEW YORK, THE CENTURY CO., 1920



AIR NAVIGATION FOR FLIGHT OFFICERS

BY A. E. DIXIE

NEW YORK, D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 1917



ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL FLIGHT

BY SIR HIRAM S. MAXIM.

THE MACMILLAN CO,, NEW YORK., 1908



THE ABC OF AVIATION

A complete, practical treatise outlining clearly the elements of aeronautical engineering with special reference to simplified explanations of the theory of flight, aerodynamics and basic principles underlying the action of balloons and airplanes of all types. A non-technical manual for all students of aircraft.

This book includes instructions for lining up and inspecting typical airplanes before flight and also gives easily understood rules for flying.

BY VICTOR W. PAGE

NEW YORK, THE NORMAN W. HENLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1918



A HISTORY OF AERONAUTICS

With a section on progress in aeroplane design.

BY E. CHARLES VIVIAN

NEW YORK, BRACE AND COMPANY, 1921



AEROPLANES


BY J. S. ZERBE

NEW YORK, CUPPLES & LEON COMPANY, 1915,



PRACTICAL AVIATION

INCLUDING CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION

By J. ANDREW WHITE

A text book for intensive study by men preparing to become skilled mechanicians and aviators, containing all the knowledge of fundamentals required prior to elementary and advanced flying.

A broad treatment of subjects never before contained in general aeronautic text books is included, comprising operation and care of aviation engines, reconnaissance, map reading, radio and its uses, machine gunnery and bombing from airplanes.

WIRELESS PRESS, NEW YORK, 1918



PRACTICAL AERONAUTICS

An understandable presentation of interesting and essential facts in aeronautical science.

BY CHARLES B. HAYWARD

CHICAGO, AMERICAN SCHOOL OF CORRESPONDENCE, 1912



THE AEROPLANE

BY CLAUDE GRAHAME WHITE AND HARRY HARPER

LONDON, T. C. & E. C. JACK, 1914



THE COMPLETE AIRMAN

BY G. G. BAILEY

METHUEN & CO., LONDON, 1920



FLYING MACHINES - PRACTICE AND DESIGN

Their principles, construction and working.

BY RANKIN KENNEDY

1909, THE TECHNICAL PUBLISHING CO. LIMITED, MANCHESTER


 
THE DESIGN OF AEROPLANES

BY ARTHUR W. JUDGE

WHITTAKER & CO., LONDON, 1916



THE AIRPLANE PROPELLER

PREPARED BY THE PROPELLER SECTION ENGINEERING DIVISION, McCOOK FIELD, DAYTON, OHIO

WASHINGTON, GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, 1921



AIRPLANE CHARACTERISTICS

A systematic introduction for flyer and student and for all who are interested in aviation.

BY FREDERICK BEDELL

TAYLOR AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1918



THE AIRPLANE ENGINE

BY LIONEL S. MARKS

McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1922



AIRSHIPS PAST AND PRESENT

BY A. HILDEBRANDT

Together with chapters on the use of balloons in connection with meteorology, photography and the carrier pigeon.

LONDON, ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE & CO., 1908.



AVIATION ENGINES

Design - Construction - Operation and Repair

A complete, practical treatise outlining clearly the elements of internal combustion engineering with special reference to the design, construction, operation and repair of airplane power plants; also the auxiliary engine systems, such as lubrication, carburetion, ignition and cooling. It includes complete instructions for engine repairing and systematic location of troubles, tool equipment and use of tools, also outlines the latest mechanical processes.

BY VICTOR W. PAGE

NEW YORK, THE NORMAN W. HENLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1918



AVIATION

An introduction to the elements of flight.

BY ALGERNON E. BERRIMAN

LONDON, METHUEN & GO. LTD., 1913



AVIATION

Theorico-practical text-book for students

BY BENJAMIN M. CARMINA

NEW YORK, THE MACMILLAN COMPANY, 1919



ENERGY EFFICIENT ENGINE

Flight Propulsion System - Final Design and Analysis

BY D.Y. DAVIS AND E.M. STEARNS

Prepared for National Aeronautics and Space Administration



AEROPROPULSION

Proceedings of a conference held at NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Aeropropulsion - 1979

Aeropropulsion - 1987



ELEMENTARY AERONAUTICS

OR THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF AERIAL MACHINES

BY ALBERT P. THURSTON

WHITTAKER & CO., LONDON, 1911


 
THE PROBLEM OF FLIGHT

A tekt-book of aerial engineering

BY HERBERT CHATLEY,

LONDON, CHARLES GRIFFIN & COMPANY, 1910



AIRSCREWS

An Introduction to the Aerofoil Theory of Screw Propulsion.

BY M. A. S. Riach

NEW YORK, D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, MCMXVI



FLYING MACHINES TODAY

BY WILLIAM DUANE ENNIS

NEW YORK, D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY, 1911



THE DESIGN OF SCREW PROPELLERS

With Special Reference to their Adaptation for Aircraft

BY HENRY C. WATTS

LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO., NEW YORK, 1920



A SHORT HISTORY OF BALLOONS AND FLYING MACHINES

BY LORD MONTAGU

LONDON, THE CAR ILLUSTRATED, 1907



AERONAUTICS IN THEORY AND EXPERIMENT

BY W. L. COWLEY AND H. LEVY

LONDON, EDWARD ARNOLD, 1920



THE AVIATION POCKET BOOK FOR 1918

A compendium of modern practice and a collection of useful notes, formulae, rules, tables, and data relating to aeronautics,

BY BORLASE MATTHEWS

CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON, LONDON, 1918



THE AERONAUTICAL ANNUAL

BY JAMES MEANS

W. B. CLARKE & CO., BOSTON, 1895



AVIATOR'S ELEMENTARY HANDBOOK

A primer of aviation and aeroplane machines.

BY A. de GRAMONT de GUICHE

NEW YORK, BRENTANO'S, 1918



THE DESIGN OF SCREW PROPELLERS

With special reference to their adaptation for aircraft

BY HENRY C. WATTS



BALLOONS, AIRSHIPS AND FLYING MACHINES

BY GERTRUDE BACON

NEW YORK, DODD, MEAD & COMPANY, 1905



MILITARY AEROPLANES

An explanatory consideration of their characteristics, performances, construction, maintenance and operation, for the use of aviators.

BY GROVER C. LOENING

Printed by W. S. Best Printing Company Boston, 1917



PRACTICAL AVIATION

BY CHARLES B. HAYWARD

AMERICAN TECHNICAL SOCIETY, CHICAGO, 1919



DICTIONARY OF AVIATION


BY ROBERT MORRIS PIERCE

NEW YORK, THE BAKER & TAYLOR COMPANY, 1911



TEXTBOOK OF MILITARY AERONAUTICS

BY HENRY WOODHOUSE

NEW YORK, THE CENTURY CO., 1918



TEXTBOOK OF NAVAL AERONAUTICS

BY HENRY WOODHOUSE

NEW YORK, THE CENTURY CO., 1917



AIRPLANE ENGINE ENCYCLOPEDIA

An alphabetically arranged compilation of all available data on the world’s airplane engines.

BY GLENN D. ANGLE

THE OTTERBEIN PRESS, DAYTON, 1921



GLOSSARY OF AVIATION TERMS

ENGLISH-FRENCH - ILLUSTRATED

Lists of aviation terms in general, use given in french with english equivalents and in english with corresponding french words. A valuable reference for all engaged in the allied aviation service.

BY VICTOR W. PAGE AND PAUL MONTARIOL

THE NORMAN W. HENLEY PUBLISHING CO., NEW YORK, 1917


 
THEORY OF AVIATION

BY CHARLES B.  HAYWARD

AMERICAN SCHOOL OF CORRESPONDENCE, CHICAGO, 1912


 
TYPES OF AEROPLANES

BY CHARLES B.  HAYWARD

AMERICAN SCHOOL OF CORRESPONDENCE, CHICAGO, 1912