angle of pitch

Definition of angle of pitch

: the angle between two planes one of which includes the lateral axis of an airplane and the direction of the relative wind and the other of which includes the lateral and the longitudinal axes that in normal flight is measured between the longitudinal axis and the direction of the relative wind and that is positive when the nose of the airplane rises

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First Known Use of angle of pitch

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle of pitch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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