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Define Static Stability:
A body's initial reaction when disturbed.
Define Dynamic Stability:
A body's subsequent reaction after the disturbance has been removed.
What are the three typres of stability affecting aircraft?
Longitudinal - Lateral Axis
Lateral - Longitudinal Axis
Normal - Normal Axis
Which two kinds of stability are interrelated?
Lateral and Directional stability.
To be longitudinally stable what must an aircraft do after being disturbed?
Have a natural tendency to return to the same attitude in pitch.