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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Watch for adverse yaw, which may want to drag the outside wing backward.
The normally crisp and precise Hornet became victim to inferior aircraft handling characteristics of adverse yaw followed by a moderately damped Dutch roll.
It is the link between the poorly harmonized, high adverse yaw radial-engine classics of the 1930s with the feet-on-the floor machines of today, carrying on only the adverse yaw.
Shanor then performed a flawless approach and three-engine landing, in which precise aircraft control was required due to adverse yaw caused by the failed engine.
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We also explored how rudder is used to compensate for adverse yaw, and presented a simple exercise pilots can use to demonstrate both its proper and improper application.
He attempted to roll wings level; however, the adverse yaw induced severe nose oscillation.
It does require rudder for coordinated turns, which is no particular surprise, except that some LSAs have limited enough adverse yaw not to require much rudder input.
It then reversed and departed controlled flight in an adverse yaw to the right.