axes of an aircraft
axes of an aircraft[′ak‚sēz əv ən ′er‚kraft]
Three fixed lines of reference, usually centroidal and mutually perpendicular: the longitudinal axis, the normal or yaw axis, and the lateral or pitch axis. Also known as aircraft axes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.