Aircraft in Flight 5
INTRODUCTION
An aircraft must have satisfactory handling properties in addition to adequate performance. The aircraft must have sufficient stability to maintain a uniform flight condition and recover from various disturbing influences.
Any person associated with aviation should have some understanding of the actual processes of flight. An individual who is responsible for the design, construction, and operation or maintenance of aircraft must be thoroughly familiar with the forces acting on an aircraft in flight, the components of the aircraft that control the flight forces, and the reactions of the aircraft to this control. Understanding why the aircraft is designed with a particular type of primary and secondary control ...

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