glide mode


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glide mode

A control mode in a flight control system in which an aircraft is automatically positioned to the center of the glide-slope course.
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The motion parameter of the underwater glide vehicle, such as velocity, pitching angle and attack angle has definite fluctuate when the underwater glide vehicle change the glide mode, and they would get stabilization at a definite time.
Energy used in the soar and glide mode of flight for a hypothetical raptor, depending on its weight and wing area, is 10-40% of the energy used in powered flight.
There was no guidance available in the operations manual as to how the American-owned Boeing 747 cargo plane would perform in glide mode, said the Air Accidents Investigation Branch report.