Ray Tackett
(Top Gun)
05/21/09 08:54 PM
Re: Student Pilot - Landing Problems

>>> ,,, airplane. They just don't want to come to a hover on the numbers.

Depends on the headwind and the airplane. I've done it, though the hover
was not nearly as stable as I learned to do later in a helicopter. I've also
taken off in a lightly loaded 172 in less than two fuselage lengths.

Of course, it's hard to get anywhere upwind after that.

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