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Travis Rozario created the topic: Cl, Cd, Cl/Cd graphs
I would just like some clarification with regards to the following MOS extract. I am currently studying to sit the exam and have just completed the Bob Tait text book (fantastic). However I can't seem to remember doing much work on the following.
2.1.2 With reference to CL, CD, CL/CD graphs identify angles of attack associated with the following:
(a) minimum drag – maximum level flight speed;
(b) maximum lift – stalling angle;
(c) best CL/CD – best glide range and still air range.
I am aware that Cl and Cd re not the same as the Lift and Drag curves which I am very familiar with. I just need assistance with the above and understanding those points.