Gliding angle

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1.(Aëronautics) The angle, esp. the least angle, at which a gliding machine or aëroplane will glide to earth by virtue of gravity without applied power.
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Marital arts fans can use them to help with their leg training as well as their speed and strength, and paragliders can even utilize SKEWE to help achieve the perfect gliding angle and the maximum flying speed.
Complete velocity vector angle from the horizontal line matches the gliding angle (Lasauskas 2008).
This data was used to calculate the gliding angle and the complete speed vector for the specific aircraft model, which is influenced by specified air parameters (for example, vertical air flow).