rigging position

rigging position

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Typical datum lines and leveling points for rigging.
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A typical rigging diagram.
The position of the airplane when both its longitudinal and lateral axes are in horizontal plane. It is a term essentially for aircraft engineers and means that the aircraft is jacked clear of the ground and is laterally and longitudinally in the attitude it would possess in level flight.
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