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Why the Airplane Flies
Chapter Three A Beginning
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aileron air mass aircraft airfoil airplane airport airspeed indicator all-metal altimeter altitude angle of attack Automatic Direction Finder aviation axis Baggage bank birdmen carburetor heat ceiling ft Cessna climb at sea clouds cockpit compass course cross-country crosswind cruising speed direction downwind Dutchess County Airport feet field flaps fliers flown flying front Fuel capacity gauge glide Gross weight Empty ground heading horizon instructor instrument instrument landing system landing gear landplane license lift look maneuver Martha's Vineyard miles move nose pattern PERFORMANCE Top speed pilot plane preflight pressure pull radio Rate of climb roll rudder runway sea level Service ceiling ship solo SPECIFICATIONS Engine Horsepower speed mph Stalling speed standard steep surface Teterboro throttle tower traffic Tri-Pacer tricycle-gear trim turn visibility weather weekend weight Empty weight wheel wind Wing loading Wing span Zero Zulu