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11 Other formulas that you can solve using the same Inputs

Velocity in an accelerated flight
Velocity=((Radius of Curvature/Mass)*(Lift force+(Thrust force*sin(Thrust angle))-(Mass*[g]*cos(Flight path angle))))^(1/2) GO
Centrifugal Force in an accelerated flight
Centrifugal force=Lift force+(Thrust force*sin(Thrust angle))-(Mass*[g]*cos(Flight path angle)) GO
Resistance force during ground roll
Rolling Resistance=Coefficient of Rolling Friction*(Weight-Lift force) GO
Thrust angle for an unaccelerated flight for given lift
Thrust angle=asin((Weight-Lift force)/Thrust of an aircraft) GO
Weight of aircraft in level, unaccelerated flight
Weight=Lift force+(Thrust of an aircraft*sin(Thrust angle)) GO
Dynamic pressure based on coefficient of lift
Dynamic Pressure=Lift force/(lift coefficient*Area) GO
lift coefficient
lift coefficient=Lift force/(Dynamic Pressure*Area) GO
Drag force with angle of attack
Drag Force=Lift force/cot(Angle of attack) GO
Glide angle
Glide angle=atan(Drag Force/Lift force) GO
Lift for given glide angle
Lift force=Drag Force/tan(Glide angle) GO
Lift-to-drag ratio for given glide angle
Lift-to-drag ratio=1/tan(Glide angle) GO

11 Other formulas that calculate the same Output

Drag during ground effect
Drag Force=(Parasite Drag coefficient+(((lift coefficient^2)*Ground effect factor)/(pi*Oswald efficiency factor*Aspect Ratio of a wing)))*(0.5*Freestream density*(Velocity^2)*Reference Area) GO
Drag in an accelerated flight
Drag Force=(Thrust of an aircraft*cos(Thrust angle))-(Mass*[g]*(sin(Flight path angle)))-(Mass*Acceleration) GO
Drag force on the plate in boundary layer flow
Drag Force=0.73*Width*viscosity of fluid*Fluid Velocity*sqrt(Reynolds Number) GO
Drag force in falling sphere resistance method
Drag Force=3*pi*viscosity of fluid*velocity of sphere*diameter of sphere GO
Forces acting on body along the flight path
Drag Force=(Weight*sin(Angle of Inclination))-(Mass*Velocity Gradient) GO
Drag for a level, unaccelerated flight
Drag Force=Thrust of an aircraft*(cos(Thrust angle)) GO
Drag for a level, unaccelerated flight at negligible thrust angle
Drag Force=Dynamic Pressure*Area*Drag Coefficient GO
Drag force
Drag Force=Drag Coefficient*Dynamic Pressure*Area GO
Total Drag for given excess power
Drag Force=Thrust force-(Excess Power/Velocity) GO
Drag force with angle of attack
Drag Force=Lift force/cot(Angle of attack) GO
Total drag for given required power
Drag Force=Power/Freestream Velocity GO

Drag for given glide angle Formula

Drag Force=Lift force*tan(Glide angle)
F<sub>D</sub>=L*tan(θ)
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Glide angle GO
Glide angle for given lift-to-drag ratio GO
Lift-to-drag ratio for given glide angle GO
Lift for given glide angle GO

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How to Calculate Drag for given glide angle?

Drag for given glide angle calculator uses Drag Force=Lift force*tan(Glide angle) to calculate the Drag Force, The Drag for given glide angle is given by the product of total lift acting on aircraft and the tangent of glide angle. Drag Force and is denoted by FD symbol.

How to calculate Drag for given glide angle using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Drag for given glide angle, enter Lift force (L) and Glide angle (θ) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Drag for given glide angle calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0.110004 = 10*tan(0.011).

FAQ

What is Drag for given glide angle?
The Drag for given glide angle is given by the product of total lift acting on aircraft and the tangent of glide angle and is represented as FD or Drag Force=Lift force*tan(Glide angle). The lift force, lifting force or simply lift is the sum of all the forces on a body that force it to move perpendicular to the direction of flow and Glide angle is defined as the angle made by glide flight path with the horizontal.
How to calculate Drag for given glide angle?
The Drag for given glide angle is given by the product of total lift acting on aircraft and the tangent of glide angle is calculated using Drag Force=Lift force*tan(Glide angle). To calculate Drag for given glide angle, you need Lift force (L) and Glide angle (θ). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Lift force and Glide angle and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Drag Force?
In this formula, Drag Force uses Lift force and Glide angle. We can use 11 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • Drag Force=Drag Coefficient*Dynamic Pressure*Area
  • Drag Force=(Weight*sin(Angle of Inclination))-(Mass*Velocity Gradient)
  • Drag Force=(Thrust of an aircraft*cos(Thrust angle))-(Mass*[g]*(sin(Flight path angle)))-(Mass*Acceleration)
  • Drag Force=Thrust of an aircraft*(cos(Thrust angle))
  • Drag Force=Dynamic Pressure*Area*Drag Coefficient
  • Drag Force=Lift force/cot(Angle of attack)
  • Drag Force=Power/Freestream Velocity
  • Drag Force=Thrust force-(Excess Power/Velocity)
  • Drag Force=(Parasite Drag coefficient+(((lift coefficient^2)*Ground effect factor)/(pi*Oswald efficiency factor*Aspect Ratio of a wing)))*(0.5*Freestream density*(Velocity^2)*Reference Area)
  • Drag Force=3*pi*viscosity of fluid*velocity of sphere*diameter of sphere
  • Drag Force=0.73*Width*viscosity of fluid*Fluid Velocity*sqrt(Reynolds Number)
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