rate of turn


rate of turn
The number of degrees of change of heading per second. It is proportional to the angle of bank, IAS (indicated air speed), and applied g. A standard rate of turn or rate 1 turn is 3° per second, or it takes 1 min to turn through 180° and 2 min through 360°.
Turn and slip indicator.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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