Stick shakers for cars

Discussion in 'What's On Your Mind?' started by Mike, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

  2. RB

    RB Founding Member

    I have practiced stalls, both accelerated and non-accelerated in Cessna's and the stall break can be rather abrupt. In a power on stall the nose attitude was uncomfortable for me.

    In the P-3 the aircraft goes into what is termed stall buffet and it was a noticeable event. The airplane gives the pilot time to recover before reaching full stall. The flight manual prohibited practicing full stalls so all I ever experienced was stall buffet but would guess it would be an exciting event.
  3. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    The sky over where I live is a practice area (don't know if it's for all pilots or stunt pilots). I cringe where I hear stalls being forced.
  4. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Wouldn't worry to much, pilots practicing stalls aren't likely to threaten anyone on the ground. It's just a matter of learning what the airplane is doing and how to handle the airplane.

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