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Re: REFLECTOR: AOA perspective
I'm strickly a low time pilot, < 400 hours; and that is spread out in 13 or 14
different planes, including gliders. I agree with you. I think I can tell when
the Velocity is going to stall better than I can with probable any other plane;
but if you accidently stall it on final or a step turn, it is not going to bite
you; and, at least in ours(a 173RG), there is still good control response and
recovery is easy. As a matter of fact, the pitch buck probably would't be
recognized as a stall by some non carnard pilots unless you told them.
> If people spent more time learning to "feel" what the airplane was telling
> them, and less time worrying about another d... distraction, maybe there would
> be less incidents and accidents. If you are flying a B70 or something of that
> ilk, maybe an AOA is needed, but at mach .3 or so , learn to feel the
> MTSP 25,000+ mostly in ag planes.