Fundamentals of Aircraft Design

Fundamentals of Aircraft Design

Book Title: Fundamentals of Aircraft Design

Author: Leland M. Nicolai

Format: Hardback | 900 pages

Publication Date: 23 Sep 2010

ISBN-13: 9781600867514

The aircraft is only a transport mechanism for the payload, and all design decisions must consider payload first. Simply stated, the aircraft is a dust cover. "Fundamentals of Aircraft and Airship Design, Volume 1: Aircraft Design" emphasizes that the science and art of the aircraft design process is a compromise and that there is no right answer; however, there is always a best answer based on existing requirements and available technologies.