Questions tagged [skid]

When an aircraft rolls and yaws at the same time in the same direction, and does so with "too much" yaw relative to its amount of roll. For questions about skids as landing gear, use the [tag:landing-skid] tag instead.

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Why increase or decrease rudder when using elevator in turns?

In normal 30 degree bank level turns, instructors teach students that if you are to correct your altitude you also need to change your rudder input. Why is that? For example if you are descending in ...
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During a turn, will slip necessarily lead to altitude lost?

During aircraft turns, will slip necessarily lead to altitude lost? During aircraft turns, will skid necessarily lead to altitude gain?
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What is a skidding turn (vs slipping turn)?

I am trying to understand the concept of 1) What qualifies a turn to be skidding or slipping 2) how we need to give elevator back pressure if we do not want to 'slip' the turn. While browsing for ...
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What is the significance of Slip-Skid Indicator in PFD?

Slip Skid Indicator as depicted in the picture below; What's the significance of Slip Skid Indicator? How Slip Skid Indicator is used in flying the aircraft? What are other performance/operations ...