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What is Auto Rotation For Fixed Wing?

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- Define auto rotation (For Fixed wing airplanes)

- What is the difference between auto rotation and spin?

- How do we enter a auto rotation?

- How do we recover from auto rotation?

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  1. Nathan Parker on Aug 01, 2012

    A spin is characterized by auto-rotation and I don’t know of any other sort of auto-rotation applicable to fixed-wing aircraft other than a spin, but I’d still hesitate to say they’re the same thing.

    The auto-rotation of a fixed-wing spin is caused by differential lift and drag on the wings of the airplane that cause a yaw and roll towards either the left or right.

    As for how to enter and recover, you can Google those things.

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