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Y-tilt [1 record]

Record 1 2015-03-24


Subject field(s)
  • Mathematical Geography

tilt: In vertical aerial photography, the deviation of the camera axis from vertical. Deviation of the camera axis along the flight line causes Y-tilt, while deviation of the axis perpendicular to the flight line causes X-tilt ...


In an aircraft, the x-axis is the longitudinal axis of the aircraft, lengthwise through the fuselage; the y-axis is the transverse axis, from wingtip to wingtip.


  • Géographie mathématique

Elle est due à l'inclinaison de l'axe de l'avion de prise de vues sur l'horizontale du plan vertical de vol.


[L'inclinaison longitudinale] est désignée aux USA par la lettre «phi» majuscule.


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