Im currently reading a book on flight control systems and a Im stuck on a particular part. Im trying to work out the rotation matrix for the wind frame but I require the angle of attack denoted α and side slip angle denoted β i know what i need to do to get the answer but i require angle of attack and side slip angle and this is acquired from working out V(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); _{T}which is the projected airspeed vector on the aircraft

so my question is how would i work out the airspeed vector V_{T}and therefore the side slip βangle and angle of attack α

The book chapter i am reading is in the URL below it is marked1.3 Wind Frameit has a better structured way of presenting the problem.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/54702247/12/Wind-Frame

I would appreciate any help/advice

Thanks in advance

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