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TIL: Angle of Attack Is an Aeronautics Term

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Was reading about the Lion Air crash and then the quote below. Not surprised it came from somewhere else though, probably used elsewhere as well.


Misleading data from one of the plane's Angle of Attack (AOA) sensors caused the plane to stall midair and nosedive, Nurcahyo said. The pilot wrestled with the steering wheel, but it became too heavy.imageproxy.php?img=&key=26b180e008f40bf0


The pilot wrestled with the steering wheel as the plane started to nosedive. The Lion Air plane crashed into the sea, killing 189 people.

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