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What does AA stand for?

AA stands for Angle of Attack

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Although, as stated, a descending blow is required, we do not want an overly steep angle of attack as this would cause the ball to shoot out too low.
When the angle of attack is increased (deceleration of the flow), the separation point moves to the leading edge of a blade, and during decrease in angle of attack (flow acceleration), it moves to the trailing edge, and correspondingly the coefficient of grid profile drag [C.
The micro and macro patterns of the original and instantly popular Big Game/Open Country pattern were altered to compensate for an elevated angle of attack, to offset the vertical effect of trees and accommodate the intimate ranges encountered while hunting from a stand.
A number of steering strategies are possible for solid-axle wheelsets, but the perfect steering can be achieved if the angle of attack for two wheelsets can be controlled to be equal, and the bogie is in line with the track on curves (Iwnicki, 2006).
The pilot saw that the angle of attack gauge was full white, which indicated 30 units, and that his airspeed was below 100 knots.
Scraping blades imitate the action of a hand held knife, changing their angle of attack as the direction of rotation alters.