ISO 1151-2:1985 Preview

Flight dynamics -- Concepts, quantities and symbols -- Part 2: Motions of the aircraft and the atmosphere relative to the Earth

Gives basic definitions and deals with motion of the aircraft and the atmosphere relative to the earth. The atmosphere is 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 system, velocities flight path angles and wind direction angles.

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  • Current status : Published
    Publication date : 1985-09
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 5
  • :
    ISO/TC 20/SC 8
    Aerospace terminology
  • 49.020
    Aircraft and space vehicles in general
    Quantities and units

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