bank angle


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bank angle

The angle between the aircraft's normal, or vertical, axis and the earth's vertical plane containing the aircraft's longitudinal axis. The bank angle of an aircraft is measured from 0° to 179° port or star-board (left or right). See bank.
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Attack angle constraint and bank angle constraint are set as 0[degrees] [less than or equal to] [alpha] < 30[degrees] and -40[degrees] [less than or equal to] v[degrees] [less than or equal to] 1[degrees].
Firstly, the command angle of attack and bank angle are used to calculate the special flight path angle that keeps the two-order derivative of flight path angle zero.
If aircraft air speed and bank angle are known, a turning radius can be calculated from the following equation (10):
All animals were then plotted on 1:24,000 USGS maps using the information which appears on the tape (latitude, longitude, flight speed, elevation and azimuth of the camera, and heading and bank angle of the aircraft).
Since the system knows speed, wind and loading and knows how fast it's closing on the selected course centerline, for turns requiring more than 5 degrees of bank to intercept, the boxes automatically tilt at the appropriate bank angle so you find yourself always closing on the course at exactly the correct rate and bank.
The joystick permitted first-order control of pitch and bank angle.
Testing included system warnings for CFIT, altitude loss following take off, potential tail strike situations, unsafe gear position, excessive bank angle, descent below the radar altimeter low altitude warning settings, and Voice Messaging Unit (VMU) warnings.
Successfully handing the emergency meant, among other parameters, the rate of descent at touchdown could not exceed 500 fpm, and bank angle had to be within five degrees of wings-level below 100 feet agl.
Take 10 percent of the airspeed plus five to get the approximate bank angle of a standard rate turn.
Staff conducted a ball-bank test to determine centrifugal force, vehicle roll, and the bank angle of the road, which resulted in a recommended vehicle speed around road curves.
Taking great care to maintain a safe airspeed and minimize bank angle, Capt Bagby turned to outside downwind where, IAW TO 1A-10C-1 instructions, he attained a safe altitude and airspeed before accomplishing the appropriate checklist steps.