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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;
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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: See also: What is the meaning of Glide, GPS, State, Pitch, Down?

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