stalling angle


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stalling angle

n
(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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This is especially true without engine power or sufficient airspeed above the wing's stalling angle of attack to enable the steep turn.
The transducer, however, moves in a graduated manner and is able to calculate precisely how close the wing is to its "stagnation point" or stalling angle of attack, unaffected by aircraft weight, wing loading, gear configuration, air density or slip/skid.