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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers are taking cues from bats, moths and swallows to develop fancy flight maneuvers for drones.
These devices allow aviators to hone their skills by practicing standard flight maneuvers and procedures with an operating cost much lower than that of actual aircraft.
Mission operators aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt had full control of the X-47B during flight maneuvers that involved several planned precision approaches to the carrier.
The Robo-Raven's wings flap completely independently of each other and can be programmed to perform any desired motion, enabling the bird to carry out aerobatic flight maneuvers, such as diving and rolling, never before possible, Gerdes said.
After several hours of fixes, orbital tests and flight maneuvers, all four thruster pods were deemed operational, according to a report of DPA.
The jet and transport/helicopter pilots are exposed to various conditions, such as high altitude, low atmospheric pressure, acceleration, flight maneuvers at various durations and intensities.

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