What Do You Know About Flight Dynamics?

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What Do You Know About Flight Dynamics? - Quiz

In the science of flight, flight dynamics is a useful concept, along with a set of principles, widely used in aircraft, spacecraft, and satellites. This concept uses the understanding of three quantities (force, speed, and time) to help scientists understand vehicles flying in outer space or through the air and their control, stability, and performance.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which of these forces is applied to spacecraft flight dynamics? 
    • A. 

      Momentum

    • B. 

      Gravitational force

    • C. 

      Frictional force

    • D. 

      Air resistance

    • E. 

      Impulse

  • 2. 
    Which of these does not act on a spacecraft?
    • A. 

      Air resistance

    • B. 

      Gravitational force

    • C. 

      Lift and drag

    • D. 

      Propulsive force

  • 3. 
    Flight dynamics are used to study these factors except which one?
    • A. 

      Momentum of vehicles flying through air

    • B. 

      Performance of vehicles flying through air

    • C. 

      Stability of vehicles flying through air

    • D. 

      Control of vehicles flying through air

  • 4. 
    In fixed-wing aircraft, which of these represents the angle of attack?
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Gamma

    • D. 

      Trigonometric functions

  • 5. 
    In fixed-wing aircraft, which of these represents the angle of spaceship?
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Gamma

    • D. 

      Trigonometric functions

  • 6. 
    What do the angles on the fixed-wing aircraft denote?
    • A. 

      Vector direction of airspeed

    • B. 

      Scalar direction of airspeed

    • C. 

      Single direction of airspeed

    • D. 

      Multiple directions of airspeed

  • 7. 
    Which of these is the dominant force in spacecraft flight dynamics? 
    • A. 

      Lift and drag

    • B. 

      Gravitation

    • C. 

      Air resistance

    • D. 

      Propulsive

  • 8. 
    Which is the set of dynamics applied to flight vehicles? 
    • A. 

      Rotational and translational

    • B. 

      Rotational and linear

    • C. 

      Linear and translational

    • D. 

      Circulatory and translational

  • 9. 
    What are the critical parameters of flight dynamics called?
    • A. 

      Flight-time

    • B. 

      Angle of rotation

    • C. 

      The way of air

    • D. 

      Angle of moment

  • 10. 
    What are the three aircraft principal axes?
    • A. 

      Yaw, roll, and pull

    • B. 

      Roll, push, and pull

    • C. 

      Roll, pull, and yaw

    • D. 

      Roll, pitch and yaw

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