yawing moment

noun

Definition of yawing moment

: a moment that lends to rotate an airplane about its vertical axis yawing moment is positive when its tends to turn the plane to the right and negative when it turns the plane to the left

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History and Etymology for yawing moment

yawing from present participle of yaw entry 2

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“Yawing moment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yawing%20moment. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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