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An Introduction to Flight
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acceleration aerodynamic aeroplane afterburner aileron aircraft airflow airframe airliner airspeed alloy altitude angle of attack autopilot Blackburn Buccaneer blades bleed air boundary layer brake Bristol Siddeley Chapter cockpit combustion compression compressor control surface cooling cooling-air cruising cruising flight de-icing deflection diameter doors drag drive duct efficiency electrical flaps flight flow flying Foldout fuel fuselage gas turbine gear gross weight gyro heat helicopter hinge hydraulic increased indicated instruments intake landing lb/sq leading edge lift lift coefficient loads Mach number machine maximum mounted navigation nozzle operating panels payload pilot piston engine pitch Plate powerplant pressure propeller propulsion pump radio ramjet range ratio rear reduced Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce Dart rotating rotor rudder servo tab shaft shockwave skin span speed stall structure subsonic supersonic tail take-off tank temperature thrust trailing edge turbofan turbojet turboprops undercarriage unit valve velocity vertical VTOL weight empty wheel wing