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Module Reading List

Aircraft 1, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr DC Peacock
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Oxford Aviation Services, 2004, Aircraft General Knowledge 1: Airframes and Systems. (Hard copy available in the Aviation library and Laidlaw library)

FAA, Aviation Maintenance Technician Handbook, Airframe, Volume 1 & 2.

ATR 72 Maintenance Training Manual, City Flyer Engineering Training, January 2001. (Hard copy available in my office)

A350 documentation available on Minerva

EASA – Certification Specification (CS)    


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Anderson, J. (1999). Aircraft performance and design . London: McGraw-Hill. Extract from Chapter 5 pp. 199-320   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  


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Stability and Control

Anderson, J.D., 2016, Introduction to Flight, 8ed, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter 7     

Cook, M.V., 2007, Flight Dynamics Principles, 2ed, Butterworth-Heinemann, Chapter 2
The book is available online through the library catalogue

Yechout, T. (2014) Introduction to Aircraft Flight Mechanics: Performance, Static Stability,  Dynamic Stability, Classical Feedback Control, and State‐Space Foundations, 2nd Edition

This list was last updated on 06/09/2021