The angle at which a wing meets the relative wind.
1) hydrodynamically, the designed angle between the planing surface of the sponson and the surface of the water, measured fore and aft; 2) aerodynamically, the angle between the chordline of a hydroplane's wing and the apparent wind.
The angle at which the air strikes the wing
the angle of the wing (when viewed from the end) in relation to the horizontal airflow when the airplane is flying. Nothing to do with your incoming trajectory when trying to cut the tail off your friend's model in aerial combat games.
The angle between the chord line of an aerofoil and the relative airstream, no matter what the angle of the aeroplane. This is also the True Angle of Downwash - the angle through which the airstream relative to the main axis of the aeroplane is deflected by the aerofoil.
The angle between the direction of the cord of the blades and the relative direction of the wind. more.
Angle at which the airstream meets the wing.
the acute angle between the direction of the undisturbed relative wind and the chord of an airfoil
The angle between an aerofoil's chord line and the airflow.
The angle at which a wing strikes the air stream.
pitch angle at which the wing meets the air passing over it.
The angle of relative air flow to the blade chord. See also: Blade, Chord, Variable Pitch
The angle of the wings when viewed from the side in relation to the airflow when the aircraft is airborne.
The angle between the airfoilâ€(tm)s chord line and the relative wind.
The angle between the chord of the wing and the relative wind that strikes the airfoil. The Angle of Attack is independent of the attitude of the sailplane with respect to the horizon.
The angle measured between the chord line of an airfoil (wing or rotor) and the relative wind (RW) of airflow over the airfoil. (For rotor blades, rotational relative wind (RRW) is used.) Report this Word See also: AOA | Harrier | Stall | Washout Added by: mkranitz
in flight, the angle of attack (AoA) is essentially the incidental angle at which air hits the wing. All paragliders have a naturally "positive" AoA, i.e. the leading edge is higher than the trailing edge in flight. The only flight instrument used by the Wright brothers on their first airplane was an angle of attack indicator.
Angle between the reference axis (x-axis) of an airfoil and the onset flow direction. Variable, depending of flow direction and flight condition.
The angle that the wing penetrates the air. As the angle of attack increases so does lift and drag, up to a point.
If you picture a wing as a flat sheet of material, the angle between that sheet and a line parallel to the oncoming wind. See Angle of incidence, with which this is often confused.
The angle between the relative wind and the chord line of a wing or other airfoil. The chord line is an imaginary line through the center of an airfoil, drawn from the leading to the trailing edge.
also known as the angle of incidence (AoA or AoI) is the angle with which the kite flies in relation to the wind. This angle is adjusted from the bridle.
The angle of a wing to the oncoming airflow pilot pulls back on the control stick to raise the elevator. This causes the aircraft to pitch which increases the angle of attack.
The angle between the chord line of an aerofoil and the relative airstream irrespective of the attitude of the airframe.
the angle difference between the wing-chord line
The angle at which the wing is presented to the apparent wind. With square parachutes this changes when the brakes are applied.
The angle between an airfoil or wing and the direction of the wind relative to it.
the angle that the paraglider presents to oncoming air; the higher the leading edge of the paraglider in relation to the trailing edge, the higher the Angle of Attack, the more scoop wing has.
The amount of twist in a wing; a positive angle of attack sees the bottom of the wing pointing slightly in the direction of rotation. A significant portion of the lift of a boomerang arises from angle of attack, including the built-in geometric angle of attack. Reduced angle of attack is sometimes referred to as 'washout'.
The angle at which a wing meets the local undisturbed airflow. Not to be confused with angle of incidence
The acute angle between the chord of an airfoil and the line of relative airflow.
Angle of attack (\alpha, Greek letter alpha) is a term used in aerodynamics to describe the angle between the airfoil's chord line and the direction of airflow wind, effectively the direction in which the aircraft is currently moving. It can be described as the angle between where the wing is pointing and where it is going.