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AERODYNAMIC STABILITY [1 record]

Record 1 1991-12-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Transport
OBS

The ability to maintain stable, level flight, and to manoeuvre in a controlled fashion. There are three components to stability: roll, pitch, and yaw. Stability in "roll" is maintained and controlled by the ailerons; "pitch" is maintained by the dihedral angle of the wings, and controlled by the elevators; "yaw" is maintained by the keel effect of the fuselage, and controlled by the rudder.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transport aérien

Spanish

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