Engine-Out Drills

Practicing for when, not if, a single's engine fails is a time-honored way to learn airplane handling. It also can bring increased risk to your training operations.

Anyone who’s taken more than a couple of flying lessons has been exposed to simulated failure of a single-engine airplane’s powerplant. For ab initio students, the first engine-out drill often is a demonstration that the airplane won’t fall out of the sky and that the situation can be managed to successfully get on the ground […]
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