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Aug 20, 2007
Evansville, Indiana
These are the books I have available if anyone needs me to look something up in them. The ones marked with an asterisk (*) are hard copy only.
Thurston: Design for Flying*
Thurston: Design for Safety* (I keep joking that I need to write an updated version of this)

A. J. Kundu: Aircraft Design (Cambridge Aerospace Series)
Langton, Clark, Hewitt and Richards: Aircraft Fuel Systems
Aircraft Performance and Design

Hollman: Modern Aerodynamic Flutter Analysis
Russell: Performance and Stability of Aircraft
Aerodynamic Design of Transport Aircraft

Schlichting and Truckenbrodt: Aerodynamics of the Airplane
Dingle and Tooley: Aircraft Engineering Principles
Smith: Aircraft Noise (Cambridge Aerospace Series)
Peery: Aircraft Structures
Aircraft Systems: Mechanical, Electrical and Avionics Subsystems Integration
Roskam: Airplane Aerodynamics and Performance
Roskam: Airplane Design (all parts)
Perkins and Hage: Airplane Performance, Stability, and Control
Pope: Basic Wing and Airfoil Theory
Civil Jet Aircraft Design

Niu: Composite Airframe Structures
Introduction to Aircraft Aeroelasticity and Loads
An Introduction to Aircraft Structural Analysis
Practical Guide to Airplane Performance and Design

Kuhn: Stresses in Aircraft and Shell Structures
Pazmany: Light Aircraft Design
Aerospace Engineering Desk Reference
Investigation of Aeronautical and Engineering Component Failures
Aerodynamics for Engineering Students

Torenbeek: Synthesis of Subsonic Airplane Design
Ojha: Flight Performance of Aircraft (AIAA Education Series)
Katz and Plotkin: Low-Speed Aerodynamics (2nd Ed)

Also, probably 95% of everything ever written about crash survivability and a ludicrous amount about human injury biomechanics.

This is a partial list. I will keep adding to it as I can get through my collection.