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Impact of Injury on Flying Behaviour


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#1 sturmkraehe

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 15:51

I agree in principle that steering the a/c gets more and more difficult the more and more injured a pilot is. What I though don't understand is why steering downwards should be more difficult that any other direction. This makes landing almost impossible, even if you're only slightly hurt. Can you correct this?
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#2 gavagai

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 19:19

It's probably because these aircraft are all tail-heavy.

Fwiw, the best way to regulate altitude is with power, not pitch. Climb is just excess power beyond what's needed for level flight.
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