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Encyclopedia

  • Flight dynamics is the science of air vehicle orientation and control The three critical flight dynamics parameters are the angles of rotation in three. — “Flight dynamics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • To describe such an orientation in 3-dimensional Euclidean space three parameters are They can be given in several ways, Euler angles being one of them; see charts on SO(3). — “Euler angles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • As such, the aircraft passes through level flight as the yawing motion is continuing in the direction of the original roll. This yawing effect produced by rolling motion is known as adverse yaw. This has to be countered precisely by application of rudder in the same. — “Dutch roll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Before the men of the Royal Mary had recovered from their consternation, their captain killed and a third of their number destroyed with him, the ship yawing and rocking helplessly in a crippled state, the Spaniards boarded her. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • A peculiar walk in this old man, a certain slight but painful appearing yawing in his gait, had at an early period of the voyage excited the curiosity of the mariners. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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