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stalling angle

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(Aeronautics) the angle between the chord line of an aerofoil and the undisturbed relative airflow at which stalling occurs. Also called: stall angle or critical angle
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The common stall angle is between 10 to 15 degrees [10].
The AoA indicator has been promoted as a tool for avoiding unexpected stalls since, unlike airspeed indicators, they reflect the angle-of-attack situation relative to stall angle at existing G loading.
The computed values of lift coefficient agree well with the experimental results up to the stall angle.
The camber (first digit) increases the stall angle, while the camber position (second digit) decreases it.
It cannot detect a condition where one wing's AoA is greater than the other, and has no better than a 50-percent chance of warning the pilot that just one wing is nearing a stall angle of attack.
If we were to guess here, based on our reading of the accident reports, we would say that as with the moose stalls, the problem isn't airspeed itself, but bank angle and a weak grasp of wing loading versus stall angle of attack.