Posts Tagged ‘Aileron’

Video #7: Secondary Effects

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Sorry for the wait – here’s the next video!

Covering a dazzling array of topics, including Adverse Yaw, Secondary Effects of the Primary Flight Controls, Frise and Differential Ailerons, How the propeller effects flight, and just things to bare in mind to ensure a crash free flight.

There was a lot of content to get through in this one, so apologies that it isn’t very entertaining. Hopefully the Thunderbirds theme tune will gloss over that. Anything is made brilliant with the Thunderbirds theme tune.

By the way, if anyone has any ideas for articles, I am all ears! Just shout an email at me!

Video #6: Secondary Flight Controls

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Been quiet on here recently, here’s why: video time again! Oh joyous day.

Video 6 looks at how pilots use secondary flight controls to make their lives easier, and less crashy when flying around.

Video #5: Primary Flight Controls

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Video #5: Looking at how the aircraft controls itself in pitch, roll and yaw, using the effects described in the other videos.