adverse yaw


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adverse yaw

adverse yaw
The aircraft is banked to the star-board. The aircraft instead turns to the port.
A flight condition in which the nose of an aircraft starts to move in the direction opposite to that in which the turn is initiated. The downward deflected aileron, in this case, produces greater induced drag, which results in adverse yaw. Adverse yaw can be reduced by having differential or frise-type ailerons, coupling controls, using spoilers, or having slot-cum-aileron controls.
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During the single-engine approach, he focused on counteracting the adverse yaw associated with single-engine flight.