Modern Airmanship Author:Neil D. Van Sickle, BG, USAF, Editor In a little more than fifty years, aviation has emerged from a crude art to a complex science that touches and embraces many broad fields of knowledge. The future appears limitless as exploding technology promises quantum advances that stagger the imagination. — To keep abreast of changes is a monumental task. The revised edition of Modern Airman... more »ship, edited by Brigadier General Neil D. Van Sickle, USAF, admirably accomplished this task. It is a basic, comprehensive text for the student and the professional flyer, the civilian and the military pilot.
Wide in scope, yet detailed and authoritative on the fundamentals of aeronautics, the technical material is expressed in readable and understandable terms. General Van Sickle and his competent contributors have produced a significant addition to the technical literature of aviation.