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At the end of this block of study, you should be able to:
State the relationship between airspeed, camber, angle of attack, and lift.
Give the four forces of flight and tell which of these forces oppose each other.
Describe maximum gross weight, empty weight, center of gravity, center of lift, and useful
load with relation to an airplane.
Define induced drag and parasite drag and give two examples of each.
Four forces of flight in balance.
|Section 4.1 - LIFT|
|Section 4.2 - AIRSPEED, CAMBER, AND LIFT|
|Section 4.3 - LIFT AND WEIGHT|
|Section 4.4 - DRAG|
|Section 4.5 - INDUCED DRAG|
|Section 4.6 - PARASITE DRAG|
|Section 4.7 - REVIEW EXERCISE|
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Updated: December 23, 2008