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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Needs Pitts Lesson Tips!



                


Thread: [Acro] Re: Needs Pitts Lesson Tips!

Message: [Acro] Re: Needs Pitts Lesson Tips!

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From: jeffery at texas.net

Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2002 20:07:58 UTC


Message:

  "I have never lived under a bridge."

We will have this verified, Mr. Cornwell.  For the record, sir, have you ever 
eaten small, indolent children or other individuals who refused to pay a toll 
to you?

Jeffery Poehlmann


> I have never lived under a bridge.
> 
> DSowder at aol.com wrote:
> > --------------------------------------------- 
> >	Attachment:  
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> In a message dated 8/5/02 9:37:17 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
> jwcornwell at usa.net writes:
> 
> 
> > One more thing:
> > 
> > At first, hold the stick with 2 or 3 fingers only.  If you use the 
> > traditional
> > grip that we men often use for certain private pursuits, you will most
> > certainly overcontrol the airplane.
> > 
> > Now you must think I am a troll.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> I would like to meet Cornwell someday. I've always assumed that he's a short,
> 
> hairy man with green teeth and large ears, who lives under a bridge....
> 
> Seriously, though, one thing that makes an S-2B easier to fly (in my opinion)
> 
> is to trim it nose heavy. I generally trim for just a touch nose heavy at the
> 
> highest speed that I'll normally see (say, 180 ias); this helps to prevent 
> inadvertant high-speed stalls, and makes inverted flight and verticals 
> easier. The only time I trim for neutral pitch is if I'm travelling 
> somewhere. But assuming your instructor knows his stuff, by all means listen 
> to him or her. My technique is entirely self-taught, bad habits and all.
> 
> Doug Sowder
> 
> 
> 
> 



                


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