Chapter 6

6.1  The basics of flying

An aircraft is subjected to various fundamental forces and has a centre of gravity, the pilot must be familiar with these forces and with the underlying concept of the centre of gravity, as all of these factors has influence on the flight characteristics of an aircraft. If the centre of gravity is outside the allowed range of an aircraft, dangerous situations can arise.

  • Rotorcraft (H) = unmanned multi-rotor aircraft systems;
  • Aeroplanes (A) = unmanned fixed-wing aircraft systems;


See chapter 6.11 for a summary.

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