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Old Sep 09, 2012, 01:25 PM
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The point is there is no tendancy to balloon when turning into the wind or to loose lift when turning away from the wind, in F/S or models. It is a perception issue. In full scale when I introduce steep turns to students they will climb when making left turns and dive when making right turns. When I ask them why that happened the majority will blame the wind, when in reality it is because they are sitting left of center and the sight picture of the horizon should look different for each turn but they try to make it the same. On a left turn it should fill more of the windshield and the right it should fill less, but initially they try to even it out. Once they accept that their turns stay nice and level. We trust our eyes too much and that is the main problem.
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