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The tendency for an aircraft to initially yaw out of a turn due to the drag produced by its ailerons.

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What on Earth is Going on with NASA's PRANDTL-3 Wingtips?

I'm afraid this will require some explanation. I'm sorry, this will be a long read but I hope it's an interesting conundrum. If anyone reading this isn't familiar with NASA's PRANDTL wing research, Al ...
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How the German Horten Ho 229 flying wing can cancel the adverse yaw in turning? [duplicate]

How the German Horten Ho 229 flying wing type of aircraft-design, cancel the adverse yaw effect in oblique/ diagonally turns?How the pulley on the controls could mix up to do the dual role (bank and ...
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OV-10 Bronco using airbrakes to fight adverse yaw?

Watching this Bronco display, perhaps this is an incorrect observation, but it looks like the airbrakes are independently used to counteract adverse yaw. What is the domain of use for these airbrakes? ...
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Can aileron differential eliminate adverse yaw?

Can aileron differential completely eliminate adverse yaw?
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Why does adverse yaw exist?

Why does the aileron deflected upwards, thereby reducing lift, not also reduce drag on that side?
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Is adverse yaw ever desirable?

Is there any situation during flight where adverse yaw (yaw due to roll) is desirable?
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Why is "proverse" yaw better than no yaw?

Why is the tendency to yaw in the direction of the roll more desirable (since it's the "proverse" yaw) than the lack of yaw in response to roll? Is it even possible to have no yawing tendency at all ...
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How to recognize the horizontal winglet in the Horten design, or the experimental glider in this video?

Comments below the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center video Proving Prandtl- With A Twist! incclude: This video is entirely a hidden jewel in youtube, it deserves much more attention than what it ...
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