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Old Sep 29, 2005, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by foofinator
Hmm ok, that makes alot of sense, it just has a harsher stall than the alpha even with all the training gear.
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Yes, that's why most of us do not consider low wing planes (especially warbirds ) being trainers. Most high wing trainers (properly balanced) have very mild stall characteristics - they usually just drop the nose down and self recover from the stall unless too much elevator is fed constantly. OTOH, low wing planes usually drop a wing tip followed by total loss of aileron response (lack of airflow through the aileron surface) and they do not recover from the stall by themselves.
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