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Re: Rudder Talk
Should springs be put on the rudder cables just before connecting to pedals?
I have seen this done on a couple of airplanes.
Date sent: Sun, 23 Aug 1998 20:09:34 -0400
From: Bob Ginsberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Rudder Talk
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> RE: slips
> As I learned it, a true slip is when you use full rudder, and as much
> aileron as possible, in order to lose altitude. I used to do it often
> in my Grumman, but never in the Velocity. It doesn't take much aileron
> to keep the wing low and plane aligned in a crosswind, so I don't really
> count this as a true slip. Of course this is just me talking. As a
> practical matter, the velocity comes in so fast that crosswinds aren't
> much of a problem, again, for me.
> You are right in that Alan prefers to land with a crab. The castering
> nosegear allows the plane to easily straighten out.
> This is a debate that I prefer to avoid. What works best for YOU is
> Hope this all makes sense.
> Bob Ginsberg
> Big Ape Gyms - Velocity 173