sideslip

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sideslip

A condition that occurs because the flight has crossed controls or makes an unbalanced turn. The aircraft may be banked while tending to maintain its heading because the pilot applies the rudder in the direction opposite to the angle of the bank. When an aircraft is sideslipping, the ball in the turn and slip indicator in the airplane will be toward the inside of the turn or the lower wing.
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Using maneuvers known as sideslips, the pilot snapped off the flapping winglets with air pressure.
Strauss's distinctive harmonic language is an area that is generally given short shrift, with most characteristic passages merely described as "harmonic sideslips.
The aircraft successfully performed various flying-quality maneuvers at supersonic speeds, including 5-g turns; pitch, roll, and yaw doublets; and sideslips.