Monthly Archives: October 2011

Example of normal landing

Here’s a video that I took, which originally was just a test for my video setup.  I ended up capturing a good example of a normal landing.  If you can disregard the prop effect, this gives a good visual as … Continue reading

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Quiz on N5605J speeds and systems

Hi there! Here is a short quiz on some of the important speeds and systems of N5605J, a 1980 Cessna 172N. Let me know how you did! [mtouchquiz 1]

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Maneuvering Speed

Maneuvering speed (aka Va) is described in the Airplane Flying Handbook as “the ‘rough air’ speed and the maximum speed for abrupt maneuvers.  If during flight, rough air or severe turbulence is encountered, reduce the airspeed to maneuvering speed or … Continue reading

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