Noun(1) a hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes(2) (nautical
(1) It was similar to the noise you hear when the aircraft is in a slight sideslip, or the rudder is out of trim.(2) Now I did have a blown tire, and as the aircraft slowed through 100 knots, the pull to the right required almost a full boot of left rudder to keep the aircraft on the runway.(3) I must have instinctively closed the throttle, and when I again broke cloud I applied full opposite left rudder .(4) I felt my copilot initially increase right rudder , trying to stop the aircraft's left drift.(5) Instead of a traditional rudder for yaw control, the upper and lower surfaces are each fitted with two sections of moving surfaces.(6) I slammed the rudder and the boat peeled hard to starboard.(7) The stricken yacht had significant flooding to her port demi-hull, the port engine was damaged, the starboard rudder was gone and there was damage to the port rudder .(8) The tiny trimtab turns the rudder, and the little rudder turns the giant ship.(9) As power on the good engine came up, yaw would have to be countered with rudder into the good engine.(10) The sailboat has a fin keel and a rudder that resemble the dorsal and pectoral fins of orcas.(11) It also emerged at the meeting that there were problems with the steering and the rudder .(12) The aircraft immediately veered to the left and required right rudder inputs to stay on the runway.(13) These were clinker-built - that is, with timbers overlapping and not laid flush - with flat bottom, straight stem and stern posts, a stern rudder and a single sail.(14) The aircraft continued to yaw left, despite both pilots putting in full right rudder .(15) Applying a little left rudder for lineup at the last second, I watched in amazement as my probe hit brass-to-brass in the center of the basket.(16) This was the only airspeed that provided a predictable and constant level of yaw that I could counter with full rudder .
1. radar ::
2. rudder ::
3. ear ::
4. diagonal ::
5. lug ::
6. helm ::
7. hypotenuse ::
8. guideline ::
Different Formsrudder, rudderless, rudders
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