induced angle of attack

induced angle of attack

[in′düst ¦aŋ·gəl əv ə′tak]
(aerospace engineering)
The downward vertical angle between the horizontal and the velocity (relative to the wing of an aircraft) of the airstream passing over the wing.
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Among other effects, the reduction of the wingtip vortices due to ground effect alters the spanwise lift distribution and reduces induced angle of attack (AoA) and induced drag.