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June 2015 Issue

Spin Training

Understanding how they can develop and how to get out of them really only comes after performing them.

Dad had a healthy respect for spins. A pilot trained in the “old school” of the 1950s, he’d done many of them in one of Mr. Piper’s Cubs as a student and private pilot. He’d taken my uncle up and shown him what one was like...and ended up cleaning the cabin afterwards. When I started pilot training 20 years later, he insisted I have my instructor teach me how to do spins.

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