angle of descent

angle of descent

[′aŋ·gəl əv di′sent]
(aerospace engineering)
The angle between the flight path of a descending vehicle and the local horizontal.

angle of descent

The angle between the flight path of a descending aircraft and the local horizon.
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A Air pressure B Air speed C Global position D The angle of descent QUESTION 3 - for 3 points: Which flower is named after the Greek youth who admired his own reflection?
In the driving range mode, the simulator reads the length, maximum height, carry and ball speed of each shot in addition to where the club face strikes the ball and the angle of descent to the ball.
John Cox, an aviation safety consultant who flew 737s for 15 years for US Airways, said one of the first issues investigators will look at based on the nearly vertical angle of descent in the video will be whether the plane experienced an aerodynamic stall, which usually occurs when a plane slows to the point where its wings lose lift.
A pilot has to be able to see certain lights when landing to judge the angle of descent.
No, a fairly competent set of turns and then the sheer relief as the angle of descent softened and I could enjoy the rhythm and speed.
The later depends on the diurnal angular velocity (proportional to the inverse cosine of the Moon's declination) and upon the Moon's diurnal angle of descent to the horizon (proportional to the inverse sine thereof), where the angle of descent F is given by:
The art of getting good distance out of this lie is to have as little grass between the clubhead and the ball at impact as possible, hence the steeper angle of descent.
Because of the angle of descent, there are no ricochets.
It was reportedly concluded that the problem was caused by a failure of the aircraft's glidescope, which is part of a system that tracks flight path and angle of descent during landing.
Safely round the first corner there followed a couple of hundred yards of straight in which the angle of descent seemed to get steeper every inch of the way.
Because the product is packed loosely into containers, the low angle of descent assists in preventing product movement and avoids damage in transit.