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by jack_tors » Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:20 am
by Bayou Tribe » Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:00 am
by The Tribe Zone » Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:09 am
by peeker643 » Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:51 am
by jack_tors » Sat Jul 24, 2010 3:45 pm
The Tribe Zone wrote:The only problem with that maneuver is altitude...he's got no room for error. 1 little uhoh and he's done.At age 14 I had over 300 hrs in a Cessna, and somewhere around the 15th hour they teach you that one. Of course your at altitudes of 2-3000 feet. I would call that manuever 'cool'. Your flying at say 3000 ft. You begin by pulling back on the throttle, cutting power to the plane. As the plane begins losing altitude, you compensate by pulling the nose of the plane up. You keep cutting power and pulling the nose up while maintaining your altitude. Eventually you get to the point where the stall warning is constantly blaring and your barely moving.There's a trim wheel on the console you keep adjusting, that will maintain the angle of the nose. In calm conditions, you can do this somewhat hands-free of the wheel.My favorite 'ride' was the power-on stalls. Say you begin At 3000 feet, with full power, you begin pulling the nose up into a steep climb. Seconds before you stall the warning goes off, as the plane stalls it shakes somewhat violently. You push the nose of the plane down, your airspeed comes back pretty quickly, and you level off at the same altitude (hopefully) that you entered from, 3000 feet if done correctly. It'll blink your eyes and make ya shake your head alittle...
by The Tribe Zone » Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:04 pm
by General » Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:41 am
by Fire Marshall Bill » Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:44 pm
by p.b. fan » Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:02 pm
by jack_tors » Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:05 am
p.b. fan wrote:i saw the thunderbird pilot die in '81. hit the rocks. love planes, wish i could have been a fast-jet pilot or browns WR. oh. well. these guys have a 25% chance of not surviving their career. i love them-protecting America. best show i ever saw was in '89 when Russkies brought the Mig 29 to town. day before air show[no safety rules] that guy pushed that Fulcrum like nothin' i ever saw before. way better than F-15,16.
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