Pitch rate. Rate of change of pitch; time derivative of pitch; Symbols: p; Symbols: theta dot; Typical Units: rad/s,deg/s; Dimensions: 1/Time; PLS. Personnel Locating System ...
GYROSCOPE (GYRO) An inertial device for measuring change of attitude (pitch rate, roll rate, and yaw rate); gyroscopes usually consist of a gimbled, rotating mass; gyr...
Roll response is faster than you might imagine. I tried a max stick deflection exercise from 60 degrees left to 60 degrees right, and the airplane responded far more quickly than a Skyhawk or Skylane. Pitch rate also is more sensitive than either of the next airplanes in Cessna's model line.
See also: Glide, GPS, State, Pitch, Down
