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Flying Farmer
25th Jun 2001, 23:15
Sitting exams next monday and can't figure this one ,brain nearly on overload so here goes.
Straight and level with a Coeff/Lift of 0.38,
a 1 degree increase in Angle/Attack increases
Coeff/Lift by 0.082,so with a 2 degree increase in Angle of Attack due to a gust, what will the new Load factor be.
Stuck on this one hope someone can help.

Genghis the Engineer
25th Jun 2001, 23:23
1 + ( (0.082 * 2)/0.38) = 1.43

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Flying Farmer
25th Jun 2001, 23:33
Thanks Ghengis,

Should have taken more notes on this one,mistakenly though I had it cracked.
Could be the one that gets the pass though.
Thanks for the reply.

Flying Farmer

Flying Farmer
25th Jun 2001, 23:38
Next time I might even spell Genghis correctly,most embarrasing.

Flying Farmer

Genghis the Engineer
30th Jun 2001, 01:02
Glad to be of service, although whilst I can see clearly why as an aeronautical Engineer I need this knowledge, it escapes me completely why it's considered useful to an airline pilot.

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BOAC
30th Jun 2001, 01:16
There you go, Genghis. you see now the mental anguish I have to go through before I pitch up 1 degree!