Airplane Parts and Functions
Terms in this set (12)
Changes roll. Used to roll wings from side to side
Increases lift and drag
changes yaw. Used to deflect the tail from moving left to right.
body. Holds plane together and carries payload.
Controls yaw. Prevents nose from swinging side to side by providing stability.
Controls pitch. Prevents up and down motion of nose by providing stability.
Changes lift, drag, and roll. Disrupts flow over wing and changes force by decreasing the lift.
The major horizontal surface on an airplane that provides lift. It generates lift to hold the plane in the air
The controlling surface that regulates an aircraft's pitch. It deflects the tail up and down and controls lift.
compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft. Command and control of the plane happens here.