crab angle

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crab angle

i. The angle between the aircraft track and the longitudinal axis of aircraft. See crab (vi).
ii. The angle between the aircraft flight line and the fore-and-aft axis of a vertical camera. The latter is in line with the longitudinal axis of the aircraft.
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