pitch axis

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pitch axis

[′pich ‚ak·səs]
(mechanics)
A lateral axis through an aircraft, missile, or similar body, about which the body pitches. Also known as pitching axis.
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pitch axis

The lateral axis of an aircraft or the axis about which an aircraft pitches in a nose up or nose down. See axes and pitch (i).
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