Updated: Apr 12, 2022
CHAPTER TITLE: Aerodynamic Factors
Below is a list of the figures (diagrams, charts, and pictures) from the IFH Chapter 4. They are listed in the order they are found in the Instrument Flying Handbook.
Angle of attack and relative wind.
The four forces and three axes of rotation.
Newton’s First Law of Motion: the Law of Inertia.
Newton’s Second Law of Motion: the Law of Momentum.
Newton’s Third Law of Motion: the Law of Reaction.
Koch chart sample.
Relationship of lift to AOA.
Thrust and power required curves.
Regions of command.
Region of speed stability.
Plain and split flaps.
Forces in a turn.
Clear ice buildup with horns.
Aerodynamic effects of icing.
Effect of ice and frost on lift.
Downward force on the tailplane.
Ice on the tailplane.