21355RE: Light-Sport Aircraft Yahoo group RE: A starting point
- Oct 17, 2013
That's correct, the Dutch rolls help train me to keep the nose pointed straight. Seems especially beneficial during landing.On Oct 17, 2013 1:57 PM, "Cy Galley" <cgalley@...> wrote:
I’m sorry but a “dutch” Roll is a good rudder coordination maneuver. It does not have to be violent or dangerous.
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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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.
> So Cal
> Hemet Ryan Flight School
> SkyCatcher 162
> ---In firstname.lastname@example.org, <rk911@...> wrote:
> alan, 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
> rich, n9dko
> If you think women are the weaker sex just try pulling the blankets
> back to
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
> 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,
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
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
line by then while taxiing. That seems the hardest part so far.
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