21346Re: Light-Sport Aircraft Yahoo group RE: A starting point
- Oct 17, 2013There is an additional use of the term dutch roll that refers to a rudder and aileron coordination exercise intended to demonstrate proper rudder usage while rolling. It is a very common student training maneuver.Jim
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.)
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Subject: Light-Sport Aircraft Yahoo group RE: A starting point
> Okay, first Ineed to correct my previous post. I learned Dutch rolls,
> not Barrelrolls. So, along with my flight lessons, my terminology
> is improving aswell.
> I have 9 hours under my belt at this point, and feel
> comfortable in all the maneuvers learned so far. I find thatlanding
> the plane is still an anxious moment for me. In fact, I dreadthat
> moment. Maybe Im over-thinking the process. Seems like a lot ofRyan Flight School
> 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.
> So Cal
> SkyCatcher email@example.com, <rk911@...> wrote:
>my first attempt at taxiing was something for the books. it was
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
> If you think women are the weaker sex just try pulling theblankets
> back toyour side.
Today was my
> second timeup. The week dragged by with much anticipation for
> I read mystudent book cover to cover twice, took notes for
> I wantedto ask, filled in all the blanks according to the
> amstudying in, and went through every normal procedure in my
> forthe week.
>run-up, and TAKE-OFF
> This morning I got to do the pre flight, taxi,
> under myown control. What a rush!
>barrel maneuvers while pointed at a fixed point to keep the plane
> Once up I learned rudder and aileron control to make 30 degree turns,
> in line.This took a few tries, but then I was able to coordinate the
> foot pedalswith the stick and kept it pointing straight through the
> maneuver.The time flew by (quite literally) and before I knew it, I
> was instructed tohead back to the airport and make our decent. My
> instructor took over andbrought us in for the final and landing.
>hope I can at least follow the
> I am looking forward to next week! I
> yellowline by then while taxiing. That seems the hardest part so far.
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