Definition: Inertia

The tendency of a body to remain in its current state. In other words, if an aircraft is moving, the tendency is that it will continue moving until a force begins to make it slow down to a stop, or if an aircraft is stationary, it will remain that way until a force is applied to get it moving.

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Inertia

The tendency of a body to remain in its current state. In other words, if an aircraft is moving, the tendency is that it will continue moving until a force begins to make it slow down to a stop, or if an aircraft is stationary, it will remain that way until a force is applied to get it moving.

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