flight maneuver

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Noun1.flight maneuver - a maneuver executed by an aircraftflight maneuver - a maneuver executed by an aircraft  
evasive action, maneuver, manoeuvre - an action aimed at evading an opponent
bank - a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning); "the plane went into a steep bank"
chandelle - a flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction
loop-the-loop, loop - a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
roll - a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
sideslip, slip - a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
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To address loss of control in flight in general aviation, the [FAA] revised the evaluation standard for the slow flight maneuver and is aligning the associated guidance accordingly.
In the examples we used in the article, not all of the climbing instructions were for terrain avoidance; some were to accommodate airspace or navaid issues, although the flight maneuver is the same.
Airbus' telemetry applications provide real-time information about status, and pertinent values of physical or avionic parameters, allowing critical flight data from a test flight maneuver to be evaluated in as fast as milliseconds.
This feature improves the ability of pilots to track an air target or ground feature around the dome during a complex flight maneuver.
The researchers, led by Gottfried Sachs of the Technische Universitaet Muenchen and Francesco Bonadonna of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), used advanced GPS tracking to determine that the energy gain during the albatross's "dynamic soaring" comes from a repeated oscillation consisting of a combined curve-altitude flight maneuver, with optimal adjustment for the wind.
Prosecutors demanded 18 months in prison Wednesday for a Japan Airlines (JAL) pilot indicted for professional negligence because he allegedly conducted an incorrect flight maneuver in 1997, resulting in the death of one crew member and injuries to 13 passengers and crew members.
While repositioning for a follow-on Basic Flight Maneuver (BFM) engagement, 1 Lt Mayfield smelled a strange odor and noticed some smoke in the cockpit.
New in this simulation, users have single-click access to descriptions of instrument panel gauges and to a pop-up Pro Pilot Operating Handbook for instant access to flight maneuver tutorials.
Each day before every flight, he would go through the whole gamut of flight maneuvers to be performed.
private pilot certificate, high-quality visual displays in its flight simulators, artificial intelligence allowing real-time coaching and the ability to objectively score a student's performance of the basic private pilot flight maneuvers, we are about to see another evolutionary step forward in flight training.
It will show improved situational awareness through the tracking of other nearby aircraft, allowing for IAI's collision avoidance maneuvering logic to alert the UAS and suggest alternate flight maneuvers.
com/us-slams-russia-over-su-24-fighter-jets-flying-near-naval-destroyer-baltic-sea-2353658) USS Donald Cook , in the Baltic Sea, raising concerns over the Russian flight maneuvers.

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