Lisa Flight School

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  1. What is one of the main functions of flaps during the approach and landing?
    To increase wing lift, which allows an increase in the angle of descent without increasing air speed
  2. What is the rudder used for?
    To control the yaw about the air plane's vertical axis
  3. What are the 4 aerodynamic forces acting on an airplane during flight?
    lift, weight, thrust, drag
  4. What are the four aerodynamic forces acting on an air plane used for?
    • lift-The upward-acting force
    • weight- the downward acting force
    • thrust-the foward-acting force
    • drag- the reward-acting force
  5. When are the four aerodynamic forces acting on an airplane
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Lisa Flight School
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2010-07-12 23:14:37
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