The Level Turn

Turning is fundamental to controlled flight, and breaking it down into its basic parts also helps us understand how to use the flight controls.

Where I come from, we call it a “Discovery Flight.” It’s a short flight that gives a non-pilot an introduction to the flight school and flying in general. “You’ll take the controls!” is a time-honored way for flight schools to market the flights, which I really enjoy doing. Some of the customers have never been […]
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