ISO 1151-1:1988 Preview

Flight dynamics -- Concepts, quantities and symbols -- Part 1: Aircraft motion relative to the air

Gives basic definitions and deals with motion relative to the atmosphere, assumed to be at rest or in translational motion at constant velocity relative to the Earth. The aircraft is assumed to be rigid. However, most of the definitions can be applied to the case of a flexible aircraft. Describes axis systems, angles, velocities and angular velocities, aircraft inertia, forces, moments, coefficients and load factors, thrust, resultant moment of propulsive force, coefficients thereof, control forces and moments, motivators and their forces and moments.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1988-04
  • Edition : 4
    Number of pages : 29
  • :
    ISO/TC 20/SC 8
    Aerospace terminology
  • 49.020
    Aircraft and space vehicles in general
    Quantities and units

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