phugoid theory

noun

Definition of phugoid theory

: the theory dealing with the longitudinal stability and the form and equations of the flight path of a glider

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“Phugoid theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phugoid%20theory. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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