What is the pedal turn that generates a constant 28deg/sec?

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Unread post14 Jan 2019, 18:33

On the topic of optical trickery, this is also what makes the F-35's powerslide turn maneuver look so showy. Wonder why it always climbs away from the audience? Aligning the velocity vector with the audience's sightline minimizes the apparent radius of the turn.
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Unread post15 Jan 2019, 00:26

[quote="lbk000"Wonder why it always climbs away from the audience? Aligning the velocity vector with the audience's sightline minimizes the apparent radius of the turn.[/quote]

Its more for public safety rather than visual trickery
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Unread post15 Jan 2019, 02:29

Most impressive thing I find with the video is how the F-35 appears to have full control throughout the entire display; I can't say the same for Flankers and Migs doing similar moves.
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Unread post15 Jan 2019, 04:13

This ^^. A thousand times this. The F-22 and F-35 displays look like the pilot is commanding everything. The Su-xx displays look like the pilot gives a large input, hangs on for dear life while Issac Newton drives for a bit, and then recovers.
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Unread post15 Jan 2019, 09:18

Like Jon Beesley said ten years ago about Sukhoi air show stunts that they are ballistic maneuvers with rather little control over what happens during the maneuver. He also described perfectly how F-22 and F-35 maneuvers during those same maneuvers.



Not the first time this video is shown here, but in this context it's spot on.
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