angle of yaw


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angle of yaw

n.
The angle between an aircraft's longitudinal axis and its line of travel, as seen from above.
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The angle of yaw of the trunk was determined as the angle between the projection onto the XZ plane of the position vector (v) of the midpoint of the shoulders with respect to the midpoint of the hips and the X axis.
For example, at a high angle of yaw, the M855 performs very well, transferring its energy to the target in short order.
Meanwhile finalists in the Poetry category include Louise Gluck for Averno and Ben Lerner for Angle of Yaw.