optimum angle of attack

optimum angle of attack

That which gives the best lift/drag (L/D) value and, thus, the highest cruise efficiency. See lift/drag ratio.
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So there is an optimum angle of attack to generate the maximum lift.
opt] stand for air density, wind speed, sail projected area, camber ratio of sail, ratio of sail, and the optimum angle of attack in sequence.