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  • mikehuckle
    ... the change in direction. Like an elevator. You feel it when it starts, but when steady speed is achieved, your back to normal. Of course when it stops, you
    Message 1 of 45 , Jun 1, 2005
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      Gary Orpe" <garyo@b...> wrote:
      > True. The term is un-accelerated flight. You only pull g's during
      the change in direction. Like an elevator. You feel it when it
      starts, but when steady speed is achieved, your back to normal. Of
      course when it stops, you have to give it back. Now a plane in a
      constant climbing turn will give you extra g's because your direction
      is constantly changing,
      >it isn't because of the climb rate.



      Likewise, in a steady straight glide, you will also have
      one gee, not (for instance) .9 like some people might think.


      Also, in this glide, the lift from the wing is less than
      when flying S+L.
      (wing providing a tad less lift)
      (the lift being perpendicular to relative wind)


      Mike
      (the relative wind not being a release of gas from Aunt Fannie)
    • mikehuckle
      ... the change in direction. Like an elevator. You feel it when it starts, but when steady speed is achieved, your back to normal. Of course when it stops, you
      Message 45 of 45 , Jun 1, 2005
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        Gary Orpe" <garyo@b...> wrote:
        > True. The term is un-accelerated flight. You only pull g's during
        the change in direction. Like an elevator. You feel it when it
        starts, but when steady speed is achieved, your back to normal. Of
        course when it stops, you have to give it back. Now a plane in a
        constant climbing turn will give you extra g's because your direction
        is constantly changing,
        >it isn't because of the climb rate.



        Likewise, in a steady straight glide, you will also have
        one gee, not (for instance) .9 like some people might think.


        Also, in this glide, the lift from the wing is less than
        when flying S+L.
        (wing providing a tad less lift)
        (the lift being perpendicular to relative wind)


        Mike
        (the relative wind not being a release of gas from Aunt Fannie)
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