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21344Re: Light-Sport Aircraft Yahoo group RE: A starting point

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  • Richard Williams
    Oct 17, 2013

      here is the definition of a dutch roll:

      here is the definition of a barrel roll:

      Generally, you should not be learning either maneuver while learning to fly.

      The dutch roll is a stability problem with air planes
      The barrel roll is a aerobatic maneuver that most air planes are not safe to
      perform (most air planes (other than stunt planes) have prohibitions on
      maneuvers that bring the wings and/or nose more than 60 degrees from horizontal.)

      R. Williams

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      From: <abartz@...>
      To: Sport_Aircraft@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: 16 Oct 2013 20:57:43 -0700
      Subject: Light-Sport Aircraft Yahoo group RE: A starting point

      > Okay, first I need to correct my previous post. I learned Dutch rolls,
      > not Barrel rolls. So, along with my flight lessons, my terminology
      > is improving as well.
      > I have 9 hours under my belt at this point, and feel pretty
      > comfortable in all the maneuvers learned so far. I find that landing
      > the plane is still an anxious moment for me. In fact, I dread that
      > moment. Maybe Im over-thinking the process. Seems like a lot of
      > information being processed at the same time. We did some touch and
      > goes today which seem to help Hopefully by the time I am ready to
      > solo, it clicks.
      > Alan
      > So Cal
      > Hemet Ryan Flight School
      > SkyCatcher 162
      > ---In sport_aircraft@yahoogroups.com, <rk911@...> wrote:
      > alan, my first attempt at taxiing was something for the books. it was
      > not
      pretty. don't know what you're training in but once you get the
      > hang of it
      it'll be second nature to you. just remember not to taxi
      > faster than a
      brisk walk and be sure to orient the ailerons properly
      > for the wind. you'll
      be fine. I still remember the first time I was
      > allowed to take off...what a
      > '73,
      > rich, n9dko
      > If you think women are the weaker sex just try pulling the blankets
      > back to
      your side.
      Today was my
      > second time up. The week dragged by with much anticipation for
      > I read my student book cover to cover twice, took notes for
      > I wanted to ask, filled in all the blanks according to the
      aircraft I
      > am studying in, and went through every normal procedure in my
      > for the week.
      > This morning I got to do the pre flight, taxi, run-up, and TAKE-OFF
      > under my
      own control. What a rush!
      > Once up I learned rudder and aileron control to make 30 degree turns,
      > and
      barrel maneuvers while pointed at a fixed point to keep the plane
      > in line.
      This took a few tries, but then I was able to coordinate the
      > foot pedals
      with the stick and kept it pointing straight through the
      > maneuver.
      The time flew by (quite literally) and before I knew it, I
      > was instructed to
      head back to the airport and make our decent. My
      > instructor took over and
      brought us in for the final and landing.
      > I am looking forward to next week! I hope I can at least follow the
      > yellow
      line by then while taxiing. That seems the hardest part so far.
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