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HASELL Check

 

AIR EXERCISE

 

Show LFZ boundary at 500 ft agl clean 95 Knots.

 

INSTRUCTOR

 

Inertia. 

 

At 300 ft clean 95 knots, show the delay in response to a turn. Pick a point and note the radius.

Set up in the poor viz configuration (70 knots with flap 20°) throttle friction nut loose. Show a turn at the lower speed, with more reaction time to compensate for inertia.

 

Visual illusions.

 

Fly a race track pattern directly into wind and show the illusions of

HIGH speed, LOW speed, apparent SLIP, apparent SKID

 

STUDENT 

 

Pick a reference point crosswind and show DRIFT. Allow for drift and avoid crossed contols.