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Definition of "uncommanded" [uncommanded]

  • Not requested or intended, unintentional (adjective)

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Use "uncommanded" in a sentence
  • "One advantage of the Air Force study (and the three-year Pentagon study it motivated) is that it investigated accidents ” such as uncommanded rolls and dives ” that were fatal to the crews."
  • "Eleven times during the tests Macdonald flew, one of the rotors went into vortex ring state and the Osprey did a sudden, uncommanded roll—seven times to the right, four times to the left."
  • "“A tiltrotor aircraft, when deep within the vortex ring state region, can encounter uncommanded roll motions due to its side by side proprotor configuration,” the panel acknowledged, but the tests suggested it was just as easy for an Osprey to get out of it."