Tag Archives: aerodynamic control

Misconceptions About Landing

Wednesday, I wrote about a pilot flying a light twin who made a hot approach and floated down the runway.  I think there are many pilots who carry misconceptions about flying into the cockpit with them when they learn how … Continue reading

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The Front Side and the Backside!

One of the more complex concepts for students or inexperienced pilots to grasp involves flying on the “front side” or the “backside” of the power curve.  On the front side, everything seems to be working normally while on the backside, … Continue reading

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Teaching Speed – The Basics

Yesterday, I wrote about the extremes – flying high or low, fast or slow.  I like the extremes and feel as if the heart of the envelope could be, well, somewhat boring from the standpoint of flying.  The main thing … Continue reading

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