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Synonyms for yaw

to turn aside sharply from a straight course

to lean suddenly, unsteadily, and erratically from the vertical axis

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an erratic deflection from an intended course

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be wide open

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deviate erratically from a set course

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swerve off course momentarily

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With the slip-skid ball to the left and nose yawed to the right, an inadvertent spin to the right may result.
Upon raising the gear handle on takeoff, the aircraft yawed to the left.
The Viking yawed rapidly right causing side brace failure which, in turn, caused the right main landing gear to collapse.