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Questions tagged [skid]

When an aircraft rolls and yaws at the same time in the same direction

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Wheel or skid? Which advantages does each one have when used as the landing gear system compared to the other one?

I would like to discuss this topic in depth, as I have not found a clear answer yet. Which are the advantages of using skids instead of wheels (or viceversa) for the following considerations?: -As ...
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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 ...