Stall Series

There are many ways to exceed a wing's critical angle of attack. Periodically running through this series of the four main types of stalls can help you avoid them.

We all know—or should know—that an airplane’s wing stalls at its critical angle of attack. While that value varies from plane to plane and wing to wing, once that value is exceeded, the stall occurs, every time. What happens next depends on a variety of factors, including aerodynamic loading, attitude, bank angle, power and control […]
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