Principles of Flight

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Modern general aviation aircraft have what may be considered high performance characteristics. Therefore, it is increasingly necessary that pilots appreciate and understand the principles upon which the art of flying is based. For additional information on the principles discussed in this category, visit the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Beginner’s Guide to Aerodynamics at www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/airplane/bga.html.

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