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Keel
The Backbone of a boat that runs longitudinally from the bow to the stern


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Added by: X_MAN
King pin
Slides through two holes in the steering block and helps the vehicle wheels turn.


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Added by: snakebiteoffroad
Knife Edge
Knife edge refers to a maneuver where the aicraft is rolled 90 degrees on its axis from straight level flight and the wing orientation is straight up and down. Rudder and often elevator input too is used to maintain this attitude.


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Knifing (into the ground)
When a helicopter rotates about its roll axis 90 degrees, its rotors can no longer generate positive lift. If the helicopter, as a result crashes into the ground, it is said to have "Knifed In." Usually results in acute onset head and wallet aches.


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Kort Nozzle
A circular airfoil shaped ring that fits around a propellor. The thrust of the prop is increased up to 40 degrees. They can be made to pivot or be stationary. Kort nozzle also are usually part of Z drives.


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Added by: Kortnozzle
KPH
Kilometers Per Hour - A unit of speed


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See also: MPH Added by: jpcrawler87
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