Flight Mechanics II is an introduction to the static stability of aircraft. The longitudinal analysis includes the total lift and pitch torque curves for an aircraft, trimming conditions, limits for the location of the center of mass, neutral point in stick fixed and stick free conditions, and the stick force. Cruise conditions, a symmetric pull-up and a coordinated turn are considered. The lateral-directional analysis includes the roll and yaw stiffness of aircraft.
The course discusses the relation between the handling qualities of the aircraft and its design. A short introduction to automated flight control is given.