lateral stability

lateral stability

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When an aircraft is disturbed in roll, the angle of attack of the down-going wing increases and that of the up-going wing decreases. This difference in lift tends to restore aircraft to its original position indicating its lateral stability.
The stability of an airplane that occurs about the longitudinal axis. An aircraft is laterally stable in that when a slight roll takes place, the forces acting on the airplane tend to restore it to even keel (i.e., level flight) without any correction applied by the pilot.
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Dynamics are further aided by a freshly developed 4-link front axle which enables sporty axle kinematics for plenty of grip and high lateral stability.
Handling is pin-sharp, while the steering is precise, giving maximum confidence and the quattro permanent all-wheel-drive system has been configured for a sporty drive, delivering excellent grip plus high traction and lateral stability.
Handling is pin-sharp, while the steering is direct and precise giving maximum confidence to drivers, while the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system has been specially configured for a sporty drive, delivering excellent grip plus high traction and lateral stability.
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However, the lateral stability was less crisp and the roll rate was slower than normal.
However, he said, the aircraft was uncomfortable, difficult to fly, had a nasty tendency to stall, and lacked sufficient lateral stability.