!Re: Nuke Redmond!

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_socal.rr.com>
Date: Sun Apr 9 18:12:26 2000

>>> I have to agree with Pete on this one. I am an American and his
>>> definitions are correct. Slew also used as a term of flight orientation
>>> in Aircraft is all I can add.
>>Interesting! Will you provide a sample for illustration?
>I'd be interested. I know pitch, roll and yaw. Though the slew rate for
>C150 ailerons is a slow 6 degrees/sec. ;)

I don't remember slew, but a slip is when you turn the plane slightly
sideways to the path of motion, often to slow it down or account for
crosswinds in a landing. Don't forget to point it straight before touchdown
though, or it gets "interesting".
Received on Sun Apr 09 2000 - 18:12:26 BST

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