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Indian Institute for Aeronautical Engineering and Information Technology (IIAEIT), Pune
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11 Other formulas that you can solve using the same Inputs

Thrust in an accelerated flight
Thrust of an aircraft=(sec(Thrust angle))*(Drag Force+(Mass*[g]*sin(Flight path angle))+(Mass*Acceleration)) GO
Velocity of aircraft for given excess power
Velocity=Excess Power/(Thrust of an aircraft-Drag Force) GO
Excess power
Excess Power=Velocity*(Thrust of an aircraft-Drag Force) GO
Thrust for a level, unaccelerated flight
Thrust of an aircraft=Drag Force/(cos(Thrust angle)) GO
Coefficient of drag
Drag Coefficient=Drag Force/(Dynamic Pressure*Area) GO
Dynamic pressure
Dynamic Pressure=Drag Force/(Drag Coefficient*Area) GO
Thrust available for given excess power
Thrust force=Drag Force+(Excess Power/Velocity) GO
Thrust angle for an unaccelerated flight for given drag
Thrust angle=acos(Drag Force/Thrust force) GO
Lift force with angle of attack
Lift force=Drag Force*cot(Angle of attack) GO
Freestream Velocity for given total drag
Freestream Velocity=Power/Drag Force GO
Power required for given total drag
Power=Drag Force*Freestream Velocity GO

11 Other formulas that calculate the same Output

Lift in an accelerated flight
Lift force=(Mass*[g]*cos(Flight path angle))+(Mass*(Velocity^2)/Radius of Curvature)-(Thrust force*sin(Thrust angle)) GO
Forces acting Perpendicular to the body on the flight path
Lift force=Weight*cos(Angle of Inclination)-Mass*((Velocity^2)/Radius) GO
Lift acting on aircraft during ground roll
Lift force=Weight-(Rolling Resistance/Coefficient of Rolling Friction) GO
Lift force for a body moving in a fluid of certain density
Lift force=lift coefficient*Reference Area*Density*(Velocity^2)/2 GO
Lift for an unaccelerated flight
Lift force=Weight-(Thrust of an aircraft*sin(Thrust angle)) GO
Lift for a level, unaccelerated flight at negligible thrust angle
Lift force=Dynamic Pressure*Area*lift coefficient GO
Lift Force
Lift force=lift coefficient*Dynamic Pressure*Area GO
Total Lift of wing-tail combination
Lift force=Lift due to wing+Lift due to tail GO
Lift force with angle of attack
Lift force=Drag Force*cot(Angle of attack) GO
Lift during level turn
Lift force=Weight/cos(Bank angle) GO
Lift for a given load factor
Lift force=Load factor*Weight GO

Lift for given glide angle Formula

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

What attributes make a glider better?

Weight and aerodynamics (airfoil) are the two important factors in determining the sink rate. The lighter the glider is, the better the sink rate. Also, an airfoil with a larger lift coefficient translates into a better sink rate.

How to Calculate Lift for given glide angle?

Lift for given glide angle calculator uses Lift force=Drag Force/tan(Glide angle) to calculate the Lift force, The Lift for given glide angle is given by the ratio of drag acting on the aircraft and tangent of glide angle. Lift force and is denoted by L symbol.

How to calculate Lift for given glide angle using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Lift for given glide angle, enter Drag Force (FD and Glide angle (θ) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Lift for given glide angle calculation can be explained with given input values -> 9090.542 = 100/tan(0.011).

FAQ

What is Lift for given glide angle?
The Lift for given glide angle is given by the ratio of drag acting on the aircraft and tangent of glide angle and is represented as L=FD or Lift force=Drag Force/tan(Glide angle). Drag Force is the resisting force experienced by an object moving through a fluid and Glide angle is defined as the angle made by glide flight path with the horizontal.
How to calculate Lift for given glide angle?
The Lift for given glide angle is given by the ratio of drag acting on the aircraft and tangent of glide angle is calculated using Lift force=Drag Force/tan(Glide angle). To calculate Lift for given glide angle, you need Drag Force (FD and Glide angle (θ). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Drag 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 Lift force?
In this formula, Lift force uses Drag Force and Glide angle. We can use 11 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • Lift force=lift coefficient*Dynamic Pressure*Area
  • Lift force=Weight*cos(Angle of Inclination)-Mass*((Velocity^2)/Radius)
  • Lift force=(Mass*[g]*cos(Flight path angle))+(Mass*(Velocity^2)/Radius of Curvature)-(Thrust force*sin(Thrust angle))
  • Lift force=Weight-(Thrust of an aircraft*sin(Thrust angle))
  • Lift force=Dynamic Pressure*Area*lift coefficient
  • Lift force=Drag Force*cot(Angle of attack)
  • Lift force=Weight-(Rolling Resistance/Coefficient of Rolling Friction)
  • Lift force=Weight/cos(Bank angle)
  • Lift force=Load factor*Weight
  • Lift force=Lift due to wing+Lift due to tail
  • Lift force=lift coefficient*Reference Area*Density*(Velocity^2)/2
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