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What are the 3 types of motion pertaining to flight

-Acceleration
-Speed
-Velocity

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What is Acceleration

Change in speed and velocity

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What is Speed

Rate of moment in time and distance

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What is Velocity

Speed of an object in a given time and direction

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Bernoulli's principle

Fluid Flowing through a tube reaches a constriction, the speed of the fluid passing through the constriction increases and its pressure decreased

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What is motion

Movement

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How many laws of motion

3

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Whats Newton's first law.

(INERTIA) An object in rest will stay in rest, or an object in motion will continue in motion at the same speed and in the same direction, until acted upon by an outside force

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What's Newton's second law

(FORCE) Acceleration is produced when a force acts on a mass. The greater the mass (of the object being accelerated) the greater the amount of force needed (to accelerate the object).

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What's Newton's third law

For every action there is an equal and opposite re-action.

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What are the four principles that effect flight

-Thrust
-Lift
-Drag
-Weight

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What is thrust

Force delivered by the engine, and it acts in the forward direction

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What is lift

The force that acts, in the upward direction to support the aircraft in the air

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What is weight

Force of gravity acting downwards on the aircraft and everything on the aircraft

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What is drag

The force that holds the aircraft back

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Longitudinal Axis

An imaginary line running down the center of the aircraft from nose to tail

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Lateral Axis

Imaginary reference line running parallel the wings

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Vertical Axis

An imaginary line running from the top to the bottom of the aircraft

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Cyclic stick

(roll/pitch) Tilts the plane (angle) of the rotor blade forward, aft or sideways. Gives the helicopter its directional motion

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Tail rotor

(Yaw) counteracts torque of the main rotor by increasing or decreasing the amount of horizontal thust the tail rotor produces

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Ailerons controls

Roll

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Elevators controls

Pitch

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Rudder

Yaw

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(PARTS) Stands for

-P(Pump)
-A(Actuating)
-R(Reservoir)
-T(Tubing)
-S(Selector valve)

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PARTS is the

Hydraulic system

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What does the cycling stick do

Controls pitch and roll

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What does the tail rotor control

Yaw

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Flap

(Leading/trailing edge) creates extra lift

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Spoiler

Used to decrease or spoil wing lift by destroying the smooth flow of air over wing