Definition of angle of attack in English:

angle of attack

Syllabification: an·gle of at·tack

noun

  • The angle between the chord of an airfoil and the direction of the surrounding undisturbed flow of gas or liquid.
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    • Flaps can move the pitch angle higher toward the critical angle of attack.
    • A stall is nothing more than exceeding the critical angle of attack.
    • The ailerons - the wing's control surfaces - remain effective at the highest angles of attack, and controllability of the aircraft is retained even in the event of airflow separating from the remainder of the wings' surface.

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