adverse yaw


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adverse yaw

adverse yaw
The aircraft is banked to the star-board. The aircraft instead turns to the port.
A flight condition in which the nose of an aircraft starts to move in the direction opposite to that in which the turn is initiated. The downward deflected aileron, in this case, produces greater induced drag, which results in adverse yaw. Adverse yaw can be reduced by having differential or frise-type ailerons, coupling controls, using spoilers, or having slot-cum-aileron controls.
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Many of these tales originated in a time when now-vintage airplanes were newer and their characteristic adverse yaw resulting from aileron deflection rewarded timely rudder inputs and highlighted leaden feet.
Think of it as the link between the poorly harmonized, high adverse yaw radial-engine classics of the 1930s with the feet-on-the floor machines of today, carrying on only the adverse yaw.
The normally crisp and precise Hornet became victim to inferior aircraft handling characteristics of adverse yaw followed by a moderately damped Dutch roll.
Shanor then performed a flawless approach and three-engine landing, in which precise aircraft control was required due to adverse yaw caused by the failed engine.
TV favourite Carol Vorderman and I are chatting animatedly about aileron rolls, adverse yaw and altimeters.
The long, efficient wings of sailplanes allow for very low stall speeds and benign handling qualities, as well as being particularly sensitive to adverse yaw. A sailplane pilot must quickly learn to precede any lateral stick movements with appropriate pedal inputs.
Raising the sinking wing with aileron increases adverse yaw, which increases the yaw problem on any airplane.
It does have adverse yaw, as most 1930s designs do, but it doesn't require much rudder in normal turns at cruise speeds.
Watch for adverse yaw, which may want to drag the outside wing backward.
He attempted to roll wings level; however, the adverse yaw induced severe nose oscillation.
It then reversed and departed controlled flight in an adverse yaw to the right.