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Aircraft

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SCOPE
This compilation provides references to a variety of materials and sources in the collections of the Library of Congress that pertain to the history, present status, and uses of aircraft. An aircraft is any machine or device capable of atmospheric flight. Aircraft can be classified as fixed-wing, rotary-wing, flapping-wing, and lighter-than-air. The first three classes are heavier-than-air vehicles. Four forces act on a heavier-than-air vehicle in flight through the atmosphere: weight, aerodynamic lift, drag, and thrust. Unlike a lighter-than-air vehicle such as a balloon or blimp, whose weight is balanced by an upward buoyancy force, a heavier-than-air aircraft must be propelled and maintained in the air. The scope of this guide is limited to heavier-than-air aircraft. For lighter-than-air aircraft refer to related Tracer Bullet TB 00-5 Balloons and Airships. Another related Tracer Bullet is TB 00-3 Aerodynamics (Mechanics of Flight). Not intended to be a comprehensive bibliography, this guide is designed--as the name of the series implies--to put the reader "on target."
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INTRODUCTIONS TO THE TOPIC

Anderson, John D. Aircraft. In Encyclopedia Americana. International ed. v. 1. Danbury, Ct., Grolier, c2000. p. 409-410.
   AE5.E333 2000 v. 1 <BusRR>

Gracey, William. Aircraft speed and altitude. In Encyclopedia of physical science and technology. Robert A. Meyers, ed. 2nd ed. v. 1. San Diego, Academic Press, c1992. p. 379-395.
   Q123.E497 1992 v. 1 <SciRR>

Hale, Francis Joseph. Aircraft performance and design. In Encyclopedia of physical science and technology. Robert A. Meyers, ed. 2nd ed. v. 1. San Diego, Academic Press, c1992. p. 343-377.
   Q123.E497 1992 v. 1 <SciRR>

Hazen, Ronald. Aircraft design. In McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology. 8th ed. v. 1. New York, McGraw-Hill, c1997. p. 323-331.
   Q121.M3 1997 v. 1 <SciRR>

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SUBJECT HEADINGS

Subject headings used by the Library of Congress, under which books on aircraft can be located in most card, book, and online catalogs, include the following

Highly Relevant

AIRPLANES

See also numerous subdivisions under airplanes which include:

"Airplanes--Airworthiness;"
"Airplanes--Climatic Factors;"
"Airplanes--Collision Avoidance;"
"Airplanes--Control Systems;"
"Airplanes--Design and Construction;"
"Airplanes--Ditching;"
"Airplanes--Electric Equipment;"
"Airplanes--Electronic Equipment;"
"Airplanes--Flight Testing;"
"Airplanes--Fuel;"
"Airplanes--Fuel Systems;"
"Airplanes--Fuselage;"
"Airplanes--Ground Handling;"
"Airplanes--Handling Characteristics;"
"Airplanes--Human Factors;"
"Airplanes--Ice Prevention;"
"Airplanes--Landing;"
"Airplanes--Landing Gear;"
"Airplanes--Markings;"
"Airplanes--Models;"
"Airplanes--Motors;"
"Airplanes--Nacelles;"
"Airplanes--Noise;"
"Airplanes--Piloting;"
"Airplanes--Pressurization;"
"Airplanes--Radar Equipment;"
"Airplanes--Radio Control;"
"Airplanes--Radio Equipment;"
"Airplanes--Recognition;"
"Airplanes--Refueling;"
"Airplanes--Speed Records;"
"Airplanes--Take-off;"
"Airplanes--Turbojet Engines;"
"Airplanes--Wings"

See also numerous headings such as:

"Boeing Airplanes;"
"Blackburn Aircraft;"
"Curtiss Aircraft;",
"Douglas Airplanes;"
"Grumman Airplanes;"
"Lockheed Airplanes;"
"McDonnell Airplanes;"
"Piper Airplanes;"
"Sikorsky Aircraft;"
"Wright Aircraft;"
"Wright Flyer (Airplane)"

Relevant

AERONAUTICAL INSTRUMENTS
AERONAUTICS, COMMERCIAL
AIRBUS (JET TRANSPORT)
AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS
AIRCRAFT CABINS
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
AIRCRAFT ENGINE INDUSTRY
AIRCRAFT EXHAUST EMISSIONS
AIRCRAFT GAS-TURBINES
AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY
AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY WORKERS
AIRCRAFT LEASING AND RENTING
AIRCRAFT SUPPLIES INDUSTRY
AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT
AIRCRAFT THEFT
AIRFRAMES
AIRPLANE FACTORIES
AIRPLANES, COMPANY
AIRPLANES, HOME-BUILT
AIRPLANES, MILITARY
AIRPLANES, RACING
AMPHIBIAN PLANES
GLIDERS (AERONAUTICS)
HELICOPTERS
HYPERSONIC PLANES
JET PLANES
JET TRANSPORTS
MULTIPLANES
NUCLEAR AIRCRAFT
PRIVATE PLANES
PROPELLER-DRIVEN AIRCRAFT
RESEARCH AIRCRAFT
ROCKET PLANES
SEAPLANES
SUPERSONIC PLANES
TRAINING PLANES
TRANSONIC PLANES
TWIN-ENGINE AIRPLANE
ULTRALIGHT AIRCRAFT

Related

AERODYNAMICS
AERONAUTICS IN ADVERTISING
AERONAUTICS IN AGRICULTURE
AERONAUTICS IN ASTRONOMY
AERONAUTICS IN EARTH SCIENCE
AERONAUTICS IN FOREST FIRE CONTROL
AERONAUTICS IN FORESTRY
AERONAUTICS IN GEODESY
AERONAUTICS IN LITERATURE
AERONAUTICS IN MEDICINE
AERONAUTICS IN MOSQUITO CONTROL
AERONAUTICS IN OCEANOGRAPHY
AIR MAIL SERVICE
AIR PILOTS
AIRDROP
AIRLIFT, MILITARY
AIRLINES
AIRPORTS
AIRTANKERS (FOREST FIRE CONTROL)
AVIATION GROUND CREWS
AVIATION MECHANICS (PERSONS)
FLIGHT ATTENDANTS
FLIGHT CREWS

More General

AERONAUTICS

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BASIC TEXTS

Anderson, John David. Aircraft performance and design. Boston, WCB/McGraw-Hill, c1999. 580 p.
   TL671.4.A528 1999 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 569-571.

Curtis, Howard D. Fundamentals of aircraft structural analysis. Chicago, Irwin, c1997. 800 p.
   TL671.6.C87 1997
   Includes bibliographical references.

Donaldson, Bruce K. Analysis of aircraft structures: an introduction. New York, McGraw-Hill, c1993. 935 p.
   TL671.6.D56 1993
   Bibliography: p. 928-930.

Fielding, John P. Introduction to aircraft design. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1999. 263 p. (Cambridge aerospace series, 11)
   TL671.F46 1999 <SciRR>
   Includes bibliographical references.

Loftin, Laurence K. Quest for performance: the evolution of modern aircraft. Washington, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1985. 547 p. (NASA SP, 468)
   TL670.3.L63 1985 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 525-537.

Raymer, Daniel P. Aircraft design: a conceptual approach. Washington, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c1989. 729 p.
   TL671.2.R29 1989 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 719-722.

Stinton, Darrol. The anatomy of the aeroplane. Oxford, Boston, BSP Professional Books, c1985 (1987 printing). 322 p.
   TL671.2.S77 1985 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 309.

Stinton, Darrol. The design of the aeroplane. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983. 642 p.
   TL671.2.S773 1983 <SciRR>
   Includes bibliographical references.

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ADDITIONAL TITLES

Aerospace facts and figures. 1945-    Washington, Aerospace Industries Association of America.
   TL501.A818 <SciRR desk>
   Latest edition only in SciRR.

Carmody, Douglas S. Airplane maintenance and repair: a manual for owners, builders, technicians, and pilots. New York, McGraw-Hill, c1998. 346 p.
   TL671.9.C33 1998

Francillon, René J. The Naval Institute guide to world military aviation, 1997-1998. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, c1997. 884 p.
   UG630.F66 1997 <SciRR>

Jane's aircraft upgrades. Coulsdon, Surrey, Eng., Alexandria, Va., Jane's Information Group, 1997. 588 p.
   TL501.J26 5th ed. 1997-98 <SciRR desk>

Jane's all the world's aircraft. Coulsdon, Surrey, Eng., Alexandria, Va., Jane's Information Group, 1999. 856 p.
   TL501.J3 90th ed. 1999-2000 <SciRR desk>

Jane's avionics. Coulsdon, Surrey, Eng., Alexandria, Va., Jane's Information Group, 1998. 768 p.
   UG1420.J36 17th ed. 1998-99 <SciRR desk>

Jane's fighting aircraft of World War II. Edited by Leonard Bridgman. London, Bracken Books, 1989. 318 p.
   UG1240.J36 1989b <SciRR desk>
   Reprint of Jane's all the world's aircraft. London, Jane's Pub. Co., 1946/47.

Jane's historical aircraft, 1902-1916. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1973, c1972. 96 p.
   TL670.3.J35 1973 <SciRR>
   A facsimile reprint of a section from the 1917 ed. of Jane's all the world's aircraft, with an aeronautical dictionary from the same volume.

Juptner, Joseph P. U.S. civil aircraft. Los Angeles, Aero Publishers, 1962-c1981. 9 v.
   TL670.U15 <SciRR>
   Includes bibliographical references.
   These volumes are intended to be a factual story-telling account of little-known facets of the early formative years of the aircraft industry.

King, H. F. (Horace Frederick). Jane's 100 significant aircraft, 1909-1969. London, Jane's Yearbooks; New York, McGraw-Hill, 1969. 157 p.
   TL670.K52 1969 <SciRR>

Montgomery, M. R., and Gerald L. Foster. A field guide to airplanes of North America. 2nd ed. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., c1992. 230 p.
   TL671.M64 1992 <SciRR>

Murphy, Daryl E. The aviation fact book. New York, McGraw-Hill, c1998. 295 p.
   TL508.M87 1998 <SciRR desk>

Structures technology: historical perspective and evolution. Ahmed K. Noor, editor. Reston, Va., AIAA, 1998.
528 p.
   TL671.6.S78 1998
   Includes bibliographical references.

Sun, C. T. (Chin-Teh). Mechanics of aircraft structures. New York, John Wiley, c1998. 255 p.
   TL671.6.S82 1998

Swanborough, Gordon, and Peter M. Bowers. United States military aircraft since 1908. Rev. ed. London, Putnam, 1971 (i.e., 1972). 675 p.
   TL685.3.S95 1972
   Previous ed. originally published in 1963 as United States military aircraft since 1909.

Taylor, John William Ranson. Combat aircraft of the world; from 1909 to the present. Edited and compiled by John W. R. Taylor. New York, Putnam, 1969. 647 p.
   TL685.3.T326 <SciRR>

Wood, Derek. Jane's world aircraft recognition handbook. 4th ed. Coulsdon, Surrey, Eng., Jane's Information Group, 1989 (1990 printing). 598 p.
   TL671.W66 1989 <SciRR desk>

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SPECIALIZED TITLES

Advances in aircraft flight control. Edited by Mark B. Tischler. London, Taylor & Francis, c1996. 423 p.
   TL678.A3 1996
   Includes bibliographical references.

Aircraft crashworthiness. Edited by Richard F. Chandler. Warrendale, Pa., Society of Automotive Engineers, c1995. 423 p. (Progress in technology series, PT-50)
   TL671.2.A37423 1995
   Bibliography: p. 411-423.

Currey, Norman S. Aircraft landing gear design: principles and practice. Washington, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c1988. 373 p.
   TL682.C87 1988
   Includes bibliographical references.

Emerging technologies in aircraft landing gear. Edited by John A. Tanner and others. Warrendale, Pa., Society of Automotive Engineers, c1997. 413 p. (Progress in technology series, PT-66)
   TL682.E46 1997
   Papers presented at the annual Aerotech and Aerospace Atlantic Technology conferences and expositions, prepared under the auspices of the SAE Committee A-5 for Aerospace Landing Gear Systems.

Hallion, Richard. Test pilots: the frontiersmen of flight. Rev. ed. Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, c1988. 347 p.
   TL671.7.H288 1988 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 316-334.

Lomax, Ted L. Structural loads analysis for commercial transport aircraft: theory and practice. Reston, Va., American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c1996. 280 p.
   TL671.6.L597 1996
   Includes bibliographical references.

Mair, W. Austyn, and David L. Birdsall. Aircraft performance. Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1992. 300 p. (Cambridge aerospace series, 5)
   TL671.4.M35 1992
   Bibliography: p. 292-295.

Ojha, S. K. (Shiva Kumar). Flight performance of aircraft. Washington, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c1995. 516 p.
   TL671.4.O37 1995
   Includes bibliographical references.

Reed, Arthur. Brassey's unmanned aircraft. London, Brassey's Publishers; Elmsford, N.Y., distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by the British Book Centre, 1979. 110 p.
   TL671.R43

SAE aircraft maintenance chemical and materials AMS handbook. Warrendale, Pa., Society of Automotive Engineers, 1997. 645 p. (SAE AHB-001)
   TL671.9.S24 1997

Salgado, Nelson. Boundary element methods for damage tolerance design of aircraft structures. Southampton, Eng., Boston, Computational Mechanics Publications, c1998. 173 p. (Topics in engineering, v. 33)
   TL671.6.S25 1998
   Bibliography: p. 159-167.

Smith, Michael J. T. Aircraft noise. Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1989. 359 p. (Cambridge aerospace series, 3)
   TL671.65.S64 1989 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 327-352.

Stroud, John. Jetliners in service since 1952. London, Putnam, 1994. 199 p.
   TL685.7.S813 1994 <SciRR>

Test flying at Old Wright Field. Written by the "Wright Stuff" pilots and engineers; stories and photographs collected by Ken Chilstrom. Enl. ed. Omaha, Neb., Westchester House, 1993. 276 p.
   TL671.7.T44 1993

Vinh, Nguyen X. Flight mechanics of high-performance aircraft. Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1993. 382 p. (Cambridge aerospace series, 4)
   TL671.4.V56 1993
   Bibliography: p. 375-376.

Ward, Donald T., and Thomas W. Strganac. Introduction to flight test engineering. 2nd ed. Dubuque, Iowa, Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., c1998. 300 p.
   TL671.7.W29 1998
   Bibliography: p. 299-300.

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SPECIALIZED TITLES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST

Bruce, J. M. (John McIntosh). British aeroplanes, 1914-18. New York, Funk & Wagnalls, 1969, c1957. 742 p.
   TL685.3.B78 1969

Chanute, Octave. Progress in flying machines. Mineola, N.Y., Dover Publications, 1997. 308 p.
   TL670.5.C5 1997
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Originally published: New York: American engineer & railroad journal, 1894. With new introduction.

Francillon, René J. Grumman aircraft since 1929. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, c1989. 584 p.
   TL686.G78F73 1989

Francillon, René J. Japanese aircraft of the Pacific war. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, 1987, c1979. 570 p.
   UG1245.J3F72 1987
   Originally published: London, Putnam, 1979.

Francillon, René J. Lockheed aircraft since 1913. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, c1987. 566 p.
   TL686.L6F73 1987

Francillon, René J. McDonnell Douglas aircraft since 1920. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, c1988-c1990. 2 v.
   TL686.M25F7 1988
   Originally published: London, Putnam, 1979.

Gibbs-Smith, Charles Harvard. The rebirth of European aviation, 1902-1908: a study of the Wright brothers' influence. London, H. M. Stationery Off., 1974. 387 p.
   TL670.3.G5
   Bibliography: p. 371-373.

Gibbs-Smith, Charles Harvard. Sir George Cayley's aeronautics, 1798-1855. London, H. M. Stationery Off.,
1962. 269 p.
   TL670.5.G5
   Bibliography: p. 251-256.

Gray, Peter Laurence, and Owen Thetford. German aircraft of the First World War. 2nd ed. London, Putnam, 1970. 600 p.
   TL685.3.G69 1971

Gwynn-Jones, Terry. Farther and faster: aviation's adventuring years, 1909-1939. Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, c1991. 333 p.
   TL670.3.G98 1991 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 317-321.

Hodgson, John Edmund. The history of aeronautics in Great Britain, from the earliest times to the latter half of the nineteenth century. London, Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1924. 436 p.
   TL526.G7H6
   Bibliography: p. 387-415.

Jakab, Peter L. Visions of a flying machine: the Wright brothers and the process of invention. Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, c1990. 263 p.
   TL670.5.J35 1990 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 251-255.
   Lanchester, Frederick William. The flying-machine from an engineering standpoint. London, Constable and Company Limited, 1916. 135 p. TL670.L3

Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont). Researches and experiments in aerial navigation. Washington, U. S. Govt. Print. Off., 1908. 64 p.
   TL670.7.L3A3 and Microfilm 88/3029 (T) <MicRR>

Laurence, John. Sir George Cayley, the inventor of the aeroplane. New York, Horizon, 1962, c1961. 277 p.
   TL670.5.P7 1962

Lewis, Peter M. H. British aircraft, 1809-1914. New York, Funk & Wagnalls, 1968, c1962. 576 p.
   TL670.L48 1968

Mason, Francis K. The British bomber since 1914. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, 1994. 416 p.
   UG1242.B6M32 1994
   First published in Great Britain by Putnam Aeronautical Books.

Mason, Francis K. The British fighter since 1912. Annapolis, Md., Naval Institute Press, 1992. 448 p.
   UG1242.F5M674 1992

Peyrey, François. Les oiseaux artificiels. Paris, H. Dunot et E. Pinat, 1909. 667 p.
   TL670.P5

Thetford, Owen Gordon. Aircraft of the Royal Air Force since 1918. 7th ed. London, Putnam, 1979. 650 p.
   UG1245.G7T48 1979 <SciRR>
   First published in 1957 under the title Aircraft of the Royal Air Force, 1918-1957.

Villard, Henry Serrano. Contact!: the story of the early birds. Rev. ed. Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987. 277 p.
   TL670.3.V55 1987 <SciRR>
   Bibliography: p. 265-268.

Woodhouse, Henry. Textbook of applied aeronautic engineering. New York, The Century Co., 1920. 324 p.
   TL670.W6 <SciRR>

Zahm, Albert Francis. Appraisals of the Langley powerplane by contemporaries. Washington, 1949. 47 p.
   TL670.7.L3Z3

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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization (1994, Panama City Beach, Fla.). 5th AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO symposium on multidisciplinary analysis and optimization: a collection of technical papers, September 7-9, 1994, Panama City Beach, FL. Washington, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1994. 2 v.
   TL671.2.A3693 1994
   Includes bibliographical references.

IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace (14th, 1998, Seoul, Korea). Automatic control in aerospace 1998: a proceedings volume from the 14th IFAC Symposium, Seoul, Korea, 24-28 August 1998. Edited by Jang Gyu Lee. New York, Pergamon, 1999. 456 p.
   TL678.I33 1998
   Includes bibliographical references.

SAE Aerospace Manufacturing Technology Conference (1st, 1997, Seattle, Washington). First SAE aerospace manufacturing technology conference, Seattle, Washington, June 2-5, 1997, proceedings. Warrendale, Pa., Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., 1997. 302 p. (Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers, P-313)
   TL671.28.S24 1997
   Includes bibliographical references.

Society of Experimental Test Pilots. Forty second symposium proceedings: 1998 report to the aerospace profession. Lancaster, Calif., The Society, 1998. 276 p.
   TL671.7.S55a 1998

Structural integrity in aging aircraft: presented at the 1995 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 12-17, 1995, San Francisco, California, sponsored by the Aerospace Division, ASME; edited by C. I. Chang, C. T. Sun. New York, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, c1995. 325 p. (AD, vol. 47)
   TL671.1.I554 1995
   Includes bibliographical references.

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DISSERTATIONS

Dissertations may be identified by using online resources or the following indexes located in the Main Reading Room. Consult any reference librarian about options. Some dissertations may be available in full text through electronic resources on public terminals at the Library of Congress.

Comprehensive Dissertation Index,1861-1972.
   Z5053.X47 1973

Comprehensive Dissertation Index. Supplement. (1973- annual)
   Z5053.X47a

Dissertation Abstracts International. (1938- monthly)
   Z5053.D57 and Computer format

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SELECTED DISSERTATIONS

Kwak, Seung-Keon. New modeling and control design techniques for aircraft structural dynamics using smart materials. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1999.
   UMI publication number 9931631
   Collation of the original: 114 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--The Ohio State University, 1999.

Ma, Leong. Crack linkup and residual strength of aircraft structure containing multiple site damage. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1999.
   UMI publication number 9937619
   Collation of the original: 169 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--University of Washington, 1999.

Manning, Valerie Michelle. Large-scale design of supersonic aircraft via collaborative optimization. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1999.
   UMI publication number 9943695
   Collation of the original: 205 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--Stanford University, 1999.

Patil, Mayuresh Jayawant. Nonlinear aeroelastic analysis, flight dynamics, and control of a complete aircraft. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1999.
   UMI publication number 9939885
   Collation of the original: 115 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999.

Stout, Perry Walter. Combined dynamic inversion and QFT flight control of an unstable high performance aircraft. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1999.
   UMI publication number 9940136
   Collation of the original: 266 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--University of California, Davis, 1999.

Wiseman, Matthew William. Advanced online control mode selection for gas turbine aircraft engines. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1999.
   UMI publication number 9933660
   Collation of the original: 210 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--University of Cincinnati, 1999.

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TECHINICAL REPORTS

Technical Reports and other types of literature are indexed in the following guides:

Government Reports Announcements & Index (1946-1996)
   Z7916.G78 <SciRR A&I> and Computer format

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications (1895- )
   Z1233.A18 <SciRR A&I> and Computer format

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SELECTED TECHNICAL REPORTS

Reports listed below are available upon request in the Science Reading Room. These and other reports on aerodynamics may also be purchased from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Springfield, Virginia 22161. NTIS telephone: (800) 553-6847.

Aircraft accident report. In-flight icing encounter and uncontrolled collision with terrain Comair flight 3272, Embraer EMB-120RT, N265CA, Monroe, Michigan, January 9, 1997. Washington, National Transportation Safety Board, Bureau of Field Operations, 1999. 364 p. (NTSB/AAR-98/04) (DCA97MA017)
   PB98-910404

Aircraft design integration and affordability. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development, 1998. 122 p. (AGARD-R-826)
   ADA356542

Bhardwaj, Manoj K., and others. A CFD/CSD interaction methodology for aircraft wings. Washington, Department of Energy, 1998. 37 p. (SAND-98-0136C) (CONF-980909)
   DE98005767
   Available at DOE Information Bridge (URL: http://gpo.osti.gov).

Douglas, A. R., and others. Choosing meteorological input for the global modeling initiative assessment of high speed aircraft. Greenbelt, Md., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, 1998. 46 p.
   N19990014322

Mead, James B., Andrew Pazmany, and Mark Goodberlet. Evaluation of technologies for the design of a prototype in-flight remote aircraft icing potential detection system. Washington, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Research, 1998. 90 p. (DOT/FAA/AR-98/72)
   PB99-130262

Moore, David G., and Richard L. Perry. Emerging NDE technology for aging aircraft. Washington, Department of Energy, 1998. 6 p. (SAND-98-0726C) (CONF-980340)
   DE9800338
   Available at DOE Information Bridge (URL: http://gpo.osti.gov).

Potapczuk, Mark G. A review of NASA Lewis' development plans for computational simulation of aircraft icing. Cleveland, Ohio, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, 1999. 20 p. (NASA/TM–1999-208904) (AIAA-99-0243)
   N19990018835

Reehorst, A., and others. An experimental and numerical study of icing effects on the performance and controllability of a twin engine aircraft. Cleveland, Ohio, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, 1999. 20 p. (NASA/TM-1999-208896) (AIAA-99-0374)
   N19990018601

Spencer, Floyd W. Detection reliability for small cracks beneath rivet heads using eddy-current nondestructive inspection techniques. Albuquerque, N.M., Sandia National Labs., Federal Aviation Administration Airworthiness Assurance Validation Center, 1998. 62 p. (DOT/FAA/AR-97/73)
   PB99-126864

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ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING SERVICES

Abstracting and indexing services that index relevant journal articles and other literature on aircraft are listed below. Some suggested terms for searching are:

Aerodynamics
Airplanes
Aircraft Carriers Aircraft Aluminum
Airframes
Airplane Engines
Airplane Factories
Airplane Industry
Airplane Materials
Airplane Parts
Airplane Wings
Airplanes
Aviation
Aviation Fuel
Experimental Airplanes
Helicopters
Home-built Airplanes
Human Powered Aircraft
Landing of Aircraft
Seaplanes
Short Take-off and Landing Aircraft
Ultralight Aircraft
Vertically Rising Aircraft
Engineering Index, FirstSearch, Infotrac, and Proquest, which are available on workstations in the Science Reading Room and the Computer Catalog Centers, contain files that may be useful in obtaining information about aircraft. Consult reference staff for the location of abstracting and indexing (A&I) services and computer terminals.

Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering (1962-)
   Z7913.B7 <SciRR>

Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals (1949-)
   Z6723.U27 <SciRR> and Computer format

Applied Science & Technology Index (1913- )
   Z7913.I7 <SciRR> and Computer format

Engineering Index (1884- )
   Z5851.E62 <SciRR> and Computer format

General Science Index (1978-)
   Z7401.G46 <SciRR> and Computer format

International Aerospace Abstracts (1961-)
   TL500.I57 <SciRR>

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications (1895-)
   Z1223.A18 <SciRR> and Computer format

Physics Abstracts (1898-)
   QC1.P46 <SciRR> and Computer format

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature (1900- )
   AI3.R48 <BusRR>,<N&CPR> and Computer format

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JOURNALS

Journals that often contain relevant articles include the following:

Aeronautical Journal TL501.R7
Aerospace America TL501.A688A25
Aerospace Daily HD9711.5.U58A33
Aerospace Engineering TL671.2.S314
Aerospace International TL501.A324
Aerospace Science and Technology TL501.A8185
AIAA Journal TL501.A688A2
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology TL501.A5615
Aircraft Year Book CIO (current issues only in LM133)
Aviation Daily TL501.A676
Aviation International News HD9711.A1A95
Aviation Maintenance TL671.9.A88
Aviation Safety WMLC 93/4771
Aviation Week and Space Technology TL501.A8
Experimenter TL685.15.U45
Flight International TL501.F5
Helicopter News CIO (current issues only in LM133)
Helicopter Safety TL716.5.H45
Journal of Aircraft TL501.J63
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics TL676.J65
Journal of Propulsion and Power TL780.J68
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets TL787.A62A2
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics TA654.5.J68
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part G, Journal of Aerospace engineering TJ1.P867
Progress in Aerospace sciences TL500.P7
Rotor and Wing TL716.A1R63

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REPRESENTATIVE JOURNAL ARTICLES

Baldwin, K. R., and C. J. E. Smith. Accelerated corrosion tests for aerospace materials: current limitations and future trends. Aircraft engineering and aerospace technology, v. 71, no. 3, 1999: 239-244.
   TL501.A5615

Barlow, T. M. The weight of aircraft. Aircraft engineering and aerospace technology, v. 71, no. 2, 1999: 115-118.
   TL501.A5615

Bissinger, N. C., and others. Improvement of forebody/inlet integration for hypersonic vehicle. Aerospace science and technology, v. 2, Dec. 1998: 505-514.
   TL501.A8185

Hockenhull, M. Airworthiness aspects of new technologies: interaction between aircraft structural dynamics and control systems. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part G, Journal of aerospace engineering, v. 212, no. G5, 1998: 309-317.
   TJ1.P867

Manasseh, Richard, and Jason H. Middleton. The surface wind gust regime and aircraft operations at Sydney Airport. Journal of wind engineering and industrial aerodynamics, v. 79, Feb. 1999: 269-288.
   TA654.5.J68

Owen, M., and others. The numerical simulation of aircraft evacuation and its application to aircraft design and certification. Aeronautical journal, v. 102, June/July 1998: 301-312.
   TL501.R7

Saraf, Amitabh, Girish Deodhare, and Debasish Ghose. Synthesis of nonlinear controller to recover an unstable aircraft from poststall regime. Journal of guidance, control, and dynamics, v. 22, Sept./Oct. 1999: 710-717.
   TL676.J65

Steer, A. J., and M. V. Cook. Control and handling qualities considerations for an advanced supersonic transport aircraft. Aeronautical journal, v. 103, June 1999: 265-272.
   TL501.R7

Traub, Lance W., and Samuel F. Galls. Effects of leading- and trailing-edge Gurney flaps on a delta wing. Journal of aircraft, v. 36, July/Aug. 1999: 651-658.
   TL501.J63

Whalley, R., and M. Ebrahimi. Vibration and control of aircraft wings. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part G, Journal of aerospace engineering, v. 212, no. G5, 1998: 353-365.
   TJ1.P867

Yip, K. M., and G. Leng. Stability analysis for inverse simulation of aircraft. Aeronautical journal, v. 102, June/July 1998: 345-350.
   TL501.R7

Zeyada, Yasser, Ronald A. Hess, and Wichai Siwakosit. Aircraft handling qualities and pilot-induced oscillation tendencies with actuator saturation. Journal of guidance, control, and dynamics, v. 22, Nov./Dec. 1999: 852-861.
   TL676.J65

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SELECTED MATERIALS

Selected materials available in the Science Reading Room pamphlet boxes include the following:

Bargainer, Carl A., Ronald D. Knuppel, and David A. Ogden. Computers in the sky. Technology today, v. 21, spring 2000: 8-11.

Bokulich, Frank. Preparing for the future of aircraft engines. Aerospace engineering, v. 19, May 1999: 20-23.

Corsi, Gareth. Life extension. Aerospace international, v. 26, May 1999: 20-22.

Guardiano, John R. In with the new, upgrade the old. Rotor & wing, v. 34, Jan. 2000: 26-32.

Hoffman, Carl. 20,000-hour tuneup. Air & space Smithsonian, v. 12, Oct./Nov 1997: 38-45.

Jakab, Peter L. Wood to metal: the structural origins of the modern airplane. Journal of aircraft, v. 36, Nov./Dec. 1999: 914-918.

Lalande, P., A. Bondiou-Clergerie, and P. Laroche. Studying aircraft lightning strikes. Aerospace engineering, v. 19, Sept. 1999: 39-42.

Lincoln, John W., and Ronald A. Melliere. Economic life determination for a military aircraft. Journal of aircraft, v. 36, Sept./Oct. 1999: 737-742.

Mauro, Larry. The genesis of ultralight aviation: a history of the ultralight flying machine. Experimenter, v. 20, Apr. 2000: 7-9.

Poe, C.C., H. B. Dexter, and I. S. Raju. Review of the NASA textile composites research. Journal of aircraft, v. 36, Sept./Oct. 1999: 876-884.

Rhodes, Tom. The first ultralight. Experimenter, v. 19, Dec. 1999: 34-38.

Scott, Phil. Wright v. Curtiss. Air & space, v. 12, June/July 1997: 66-71.

Sheppard, Ian. Vertical challengers. Aerospace international, v. 25, Nov. 1998: 10-13.

Smith, Dale. Controlling foreign object debris. Aviation maintenance, v. 19, Apr. 1999: 38-44.

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ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) 421 Aviation Way
Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: (301) 695-2000 and (800) USA-AOPA
Fax: (301) 695-2375
URL: http://www.aopa.org

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
1801 Alexander Bell Dr., Ste. 500
Reston, VA 20190-4344
Telephone: (703) 264-7500 and (800) NEW-AIAA
Fax: (703) 264-7551
URL: http://www.aiaa.org

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
EAA Aviation Center
P.O. Box 3086
Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086
Telephone: (414) 426-4800
URL: http://www.eaa.org

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Headquarters Library
300 E Street SW
Room 1J20
Mail Code: JOB-1
Washington, DC 20546-0001
Telephone: (202) 358-0168
Fax: (202) 358-3469
URL: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/hqlibrary/

National Aeronautic Association of the U.S.A. (NAA)

1815 N. Fort Meyer Dr., Ste. 700
Arlington, VA 22209-1805
Telephone: (703) 527-0226 and (800) 644-9777
Fax: (703) 527-0229
URL: http://www.naa-usa.org/website/

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SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES

The Internet offers a growing number of sites for research on aircraft. In addition to the following sites, it is also possible to use a search engine, such as AltaVista, Google, or Northern Light, to locate additional sites.

Air & Space Magazine (Smithsonian)
URL: http://airspacemag.com

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

URL: http://www.aopa.org

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
URL: http://www.aiaa.org

DOE Information Bridge
URL: http://gpo.osti.gov
DOE Information Bridge, a component of EnergyFiles, provides free, convenient, and quick access to full-text DOE research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
URL: http://www.eaa.org

Federal Aviation Administration
URL: http://www.faa.gov

Jane's Information Group
URL: http://www.janes.com

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Home Page
URL: http://www.nasa.gov

National Aeronautic Association of the U.S.A. (NAA)
URL: http://www.naa-usa.org/website/

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Technical Reports Server
URL: http://techreports.larc.nasa.gov
Connects to LTRS Langley Technical Report Server, NTRS NASA Technical Report Server, and NACA National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Access to databases including: Ames Research Center, Dryden Flight Research Center, Glenn Research Center, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Goddard Space Flight Center, ICASE, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Johnson Space Center, Kennedy Space Center, Langley Research Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NACA Reports, and Stennis Space Center.

Naval Aviation History Branch of the Department of the Naval Historical Center
URL: http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/nhcorg4.htm

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Collections and Research: Aeronautics Division
URL: http://www.nasm.edu/nasm/aero/aerodiv.htm

Wright Flyer Online
URL: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/aero/wright
At this site one can learn about the Wright Flyer Project, in which a full-sized replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer, flown in the first-ever powered flight, was tested in a wind tunnel at NASA Ames Research Center. This site is part of NASA's Aerospace Team Online URL:(http://questdb.arc.nasa.gov/content_search_aero.htm).
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