angle of attack of the wing

angle of attack of the wing
кут атаки крила (кут між хордою крила і напрямком руху крила відносно повітряного потоку)

Англійсько-український словник авіаційних термінів / Уклад.: Р.О. Гільченко. - К.: НАУ. 2009.

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