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Q:

If you pitch the aircraft nose 5 degrees up, the angle of attack also increases by 5 degrees. What happens to the aircraft?

A:

This depends what angle the plane was flying at in the first place. Increasing the pitch will increase the lift, to a point (which is why the plane gets more lift when taking off), but when pitched too high, the lift will decrease, eventually reaching a stall

Categories: Flight Dynamics