drift angle


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drift angle

The angle measured in degrees between the heading of an aircraft or ship and the track made good.
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But given that this model was buckled in drift angle (rotation) of 0.
where: L--ship length (maximum overall); B--ship width; [beta]--the drift angle of a ship while proceeding to the channel; [DELTA]K--the sway angle of the vessel along the course while heading through the channel; [b.
The player earns drift points based on their drift angles, racing lines, and speeds within evaluation zones located at various turns on the course.