turning circle


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turning circle

n
(Automotive Engineering) the smallest circle in which a vehicle can turn
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turning circle

turning radius (Am) ndiametro di sterzata
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The plane's captain, aged 41 and with 4,190 hours of flying experience, told investigators he lined the aircraft up in the wrong position because he did not follow the green turning circle taxiway lights.
The aim is to turn the vehicle into a low-emission taxi, including improving its turning circle and enabling side door wheelchair access.
6 Frustrated by a bleak junction used as a coach turning circle, residents united.
Outside there is secure iron gates, a block paved driveway leading to a garage with turning circle, attractive gardens and a five-tiered water feature.
Technical details are the same for the hardtop model, which means the car is slightly larger than the old cabriolet but still with a record-breakingly tight turning circle.
The house is at the end of a long paved drive with plenty of room for parking, a turning circle and a car port.
This means more space for passengers and a tiny turning circle, which makes it easy to get in and out of tight spaces.
Transport for London regulations will be adhered to as the taxi has a 25-foot turning circle.
Once you understand the turning circle and what part or parts you wish to use, and how it relates to the maneuvers required, you will then understand the philosophy: Start at a known point, do a known maneuver, and you will get a known result plus or minus some possible wind effect, and even that can be improved with a guess at a wind correction based on the reported winds.
It features a low turning circle, Z cam self adjusting brakes, tougher off-highway pattern tyres and a higher ground clearance.
The system can automate the control of the rear independent brake control to reduce the tractor's turning circle by as much as 50 percent over the standard T7 for field operations.
5-litre engine, high levels of safety equipment, including dual airbags, and has also been specifically engineered to provide the driver with nimble handling and a best-in-class turning circle, ideal for city driving.