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Old 08-22-2018, 11:24 AM   #12  
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Originally Posted by Pilsung View Post
Try having your instructor guide you through power-off falling leaf stalls... this will yield you certainty on how to dynamically (and GENTLY) work the rudders for yaw control...
THIS, and joepilot’s comment.

I learned to fly 42 years ago. Stalls made me nervous at first. Instructor finally had me do the “falling leaf.” A better term is “finding out you can still fly the airplane when it is stalled.”

By staying in the stall for minutes at a time, instead of seconds, you really learn how to feel the airplane, your AoA responses, and yes...that was when I started to find my way with the rudder.

I think we did them both power-on and off. Grateful he did that...really opened my eyes.
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