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"pilot is able to pull back on the controls and pitch up and release the input and have the plane continue to fly in a new direction" Thrust must be added to "continue to fly in the new direction" or else the aircraft will slow down and depart from straight line flight. What happens next will depend on the directional stability of the ...


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I know this is old, but for the people who are still looking for information regarding this subject, this explanation is not complete and partially inaccurate. First, there are 2 types of stability. Static stability and dynamic stability. It is true that stability comes from the current situation attitude (angle of attack), but it has different effects for ...


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