Hardcover: 808 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (November 28, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 1.6 x 9.9 inches
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On marking student submissions on aircraft design projects last year, I came across a small number of peculiar anomalies, derived from references to an earlier text by this author. When I subsequently saw some more of the authors' work recently, I was horrified by how many factual inaccuracies even a small sample contained. I could not advise anyone to spend money on this book.Stephen McParlin, Associate Fellow AIAA, Fellow RAeS.
Careful! A considerable amount of factual mistakes in this book.Do not mistake for the widely reviewed and respected book by Raymer!
I am not an aircraft's expert, but the style of the book looks good actually. And for those who do not like it, could you be more specific?For me, it is always good to start by some concept, developed gradually until I reach the final design goal.
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