bank angle


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bank angle

The angle between the aircraft's normal, or vertical, axis and the earth's vertical plane containing the aircraft's longitudinal axis. The bank angle of an aircraft is measured from 0° to 179° port or star-board (left or right). See bank.
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Attack and bank angle profiles corresponding to the Monte Carlo simulation are plotted in Figure 13, with an indication of the nominal control profile.
where L is lift force; [THETA]--aircraft bank angle; m--aircraft weight; v--aircraft speeds; R--turning radius; g--free fall acceleration of gravity.
84 Temperature ([degrees]C) 28.64 (0.025) ** 28.47 (<0.00) ** pH 7.72 (0.02) 7.69 (0.03) Conductivity (mS/cm) 0.21 (0.00) 0.21 (0.00) Turbidity (FAU) 27.55 (0.29) * 29.98 (0.63) * Dissolved oxygen (mg/L) 6.3 (0.35) 6.25 (0.05) Wetted channel width (m) 12.88(0.77) 13.13(0.31) West bank angle ([degrees]) 3.25(1.18) 1.25(0.75) East bank angle ([degrees]) 9.75 (5.09) 5 (5.00) Mean depth (m) 0.91 (0.08) 1.13(0.23) Mean current velocity (m/s 0.22 (0.03) * 0.12(0.02) * Canopy cover (%) 28.75(18.86) 33.75 (2.39) Habitat Preference
Often all that is needed once bank angles are reduced is a temporary protective covering of biodegradable erosion control matting, along with the replanting of groundcover vegetation.
All sightings were called out with the number of moose sighted, the time of sighting, and the bank angle of the plane.
An attitude indicator located in the center of the display showed the chosen pitch attitude as well as bank angle. The system was limited to a maximum bank angle of 30[degrees].
Stage 2 (S2): from waypoint 2 to waypoint 3 about 98-126 s, the UAV turns left and the bank angle significant changes at about 100 s.
A unique safety feature called Bank Angle Sensor comes as standard on the new RS150R.
Bank angle plus ice accretion would have given the airplane a higher stall speed.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because engine vibration can cause a wire to the bank angle sensor to rub against the joint connector on the wire harness.
In the equations above, v is the bank angle, that is, the angle between the lateral axis of an aircraft in flight and the horizontal.
Staff used the Ontario Traffic Manual's ballbank indicator test which used a combined measure of centrifugal force, vehicle roll, and the bank angle of the road to determine the advisory speed around road curves.