When an aircraft folds its wings on the fly, rapid, large shifts occur in its center of gravity and another balance point known as the aerodynamic center.
What does AC stand for?
AC stands for Aerodynamic Center
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- Aelod Cynulliad (Welsh: Member of the National Assembly for Wales)
- Aero Club
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This means that the inherent longitudinal stability is reduced, to a level traditionally thought to be unacceptable, by moving the aircraft center of gravity to a point very near the aerodynamic center of the aircraft.