Advanced Aircraft Flight Performance

Advanced Aircraft Flight Performance

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This book discusses aircraft flight performance, focusing on commercial aircraft but also considering examples of high-performance military aircraft. The framework is a multidisciplinary engineering analysis, fully supported by flight simulation, with software validation at several levels. The book covers topics such as geometrical configurations, configuration aerodynamics and determination of aerodynamic derivatives, weight engineering, propulsion systems (gas turbine engines and propellers), aircraft trim, flight envelopes, mission analysis, trajectory optimisation, aircraft noise, noise trajectories and analysis of environmental performance. A unique feature of this book is the discussion and analysis of the environmental performance of the aircraft, focusing on topics such as aircraft noise and carbon dioxide emissions.For example, some airplanes have three main landing gears (Airbus A340) and others have four main landing gears (B747, ... If m LG is the total mass of the landing gear, then la#39;la#39;lMLG I la#39;la#39;lLG a€” la#39;la#39;lNLG. ... For example, a Boeing B737-900 operating over a range of 2, 000 km (1, 079 n-miles) at full passenger load and 200 kganbsp;...

Title:Advanced Aircraft Flight Performance
Author:Antonio Filippone
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2012-12-17


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