flight characteristic

flight characteristic

[′flīt ‚kar·ik·tə‚ris·tik]
(aerospace engineering)
A characteristic exhibited by an aircraft, rocket, or the like in flight, such as a tendency to stall or to yaw, or an ability to remain stable at certain speeds.
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The IS&S developed PT6 autothrottle allows a pilot to control the power setting of the aircraft's engines by setting a desired flight characteristic rather than manually controlling fuel flow.
This initial flight was intended to check the ground handling and flight characteristics of the aircraft, along with validating the Command and Control (C2) system, verifying the remote control only mechanism, setting the tuning for autopilot gain, performing engine runs, gauging fuel consumption and testing stall speed.
Summary: The Volocopter features very stable and safe flight characteristics, designed for operating as autonomous air taxis in megacities.
A polymer tip that resists deformation in the magazine further aids flight characteristics and initiates immediate, dramatic expansion on impact.
I had just bought a Van's experimental RV-8A, and I was still learning the new controls and flight characteristics.
Of course, the two different aircraft had different flight characteristics and capabilities and could not be flown as part of a single bomb formation.
Those golfers looking to improve their game, this state-of-the-art simulator accurately tracks ball flight characteristics & provides optical analysis of the club swing
These tend to be focused on airframe design, flight characteristics, methods to resolve "see and avoid.
Savora broadheads were known for durability, and these new heads will impress with their blade/tip alignment, ferrule scalloping, sharpness, flight characteristics, and machining quality.
All fighting aircraft display some measure of compromise between operational requirements, flight characteristics, and technology applications.
Matthew Pool, Combat Air Crew 4 patrol plane commander, the flight allowed the US Navy air crew to "demonstrate the P-8A's capabilities in both the littoral and open ocean environment and flight characteristics in both high altitude reconnaissance missions and low altitude patrol regimes.
The flight was a bilateral patrol mission in airspace off of Luzon Island and allowed the US Navy air crew to demonstrate the P8A's capabilities in both the littoral and open ocean environment and the flight characteristics of the P8A in both high altitude reconnaissance missions and low altitude patrol regimes," the statement added.