How to Calculate Glide angle?
Glide angle calculator uses Glide angle=atan(Drag Force/Lift force) to calculate the Glide angle, The Glide angle formula for an aircraft is given by the inverse tangent of the ratio of drag and lift of the aircraft. Glide angle and is denoted by θ symbol.
How to calculate Glide angle using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Glide angle, enter Drag Force (F_{D and Lift force (L) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Glide angle calculation can be explained with given input values -> 1.471128 = atan(100/10).}