Tagged: Angle Of Attack


Aerodynamic Lift, Drag and Moment Coefficients

An introduction to the aerodynamic lift, drag, and pitching moment coefficient with an example from two NACA airfoils.
28 September 2022

Angle of Attack Defined

Angle of attack refers to the angle between a reference line on a body and the vector representing the relative motion between the body and the fluid through which it is moving.
19 May 2022

Understanding Adverse Yaw: A Pilot’s Guide to Flying Coordinated Turns

Adverse yaw describes an aircraft’s natural tendency to yaw in the opposite direction to the direction of a banked turn.
11 February 2024

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