phugoid curve

noun
variants: or less commonly phugoid
plural -s

Definition of phugoid curve

: a curve showing the motion of the center of mass of an airplane during a phugoid oscillation

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“Phugoid curve.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phugoid%20curve. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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