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Understanding Mathematics for Aircraft Navigation

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ISBN-10: 0071375724

ISBN-13: 9780071375726

Edition: 2001

Authors: James Samuel Wolper

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List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 6/13/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.30" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

James S. Wolper is Professor of Mathematics at Idaho State University and a professional pilot and flight instructor. He is also on the computer science and environmental engineering faculties at ISU. He has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Brown University. His research has been supported by NASA and by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research.An airline transport-rated pilot and flight Instructor with single engine, multi-engine, and instrument ratings, he has more than 2900 hours of flight experience, including aerial fire suppression, air ambulance flights, and over 800 hours as a flight instructor for primary and…    

Introduction
The Shape of the Earth
Vectors and Spheres
Navigating by the Stars
Making Your Own Stars: GPS
Navigation in Airplanes
Navigation Planning
A Guide to Further Reading
Appendix: The Navigational Stars
References