Pitch and Power Habits

By making airspeed the primary performance metric, typical flight instruction creates poor habits that can be overcome by emphasizing pitch and power settings.

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According to the NTSB, “between 2001 and 2011, over 40 percent of fixed wing GA fatal accidents occurred because pilots lost control of their airplanes.” The National Business Aviation Association adds that NTSB’s more recent numbers show 46.4 percent of all fatal accidents in the U.S. from 2014 to 2018 were attributed to loss of […]
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