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A flight condition where an aircraft's direction of motion is not aligned with its longitudinal axis, causing the aircraft to "slip" sideways through the air.

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What is missing from these diagrams of the forces in slips and skids?

See these images that are widely reproduced in many different on-line ground school materials. A) Is the magnitude of the wing's lift vector illustrated correctly in each of the three cases? Should ...