flight chap 13

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david
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flight chap 13
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2010-01-31 17:44:15
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plane pilot cessna skyhawk short soft fields ppl
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Short and Soft Fields: Summary of important points for Chapter 13, Cleared for Takeoff
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  1. List the steps for short field takeoff (see IM for specific aircraft steps):
    • 10° flaps
    • Hold brakes and runup
    • Lift off at 51 kts
    • Climb at Vx and hold until clear of obstacles
    • Accelerate to Vy and raise the flaps at 60 kias.
  2. List the steps for soft field takeoff (see IM for specific aircraft steps):
    • 10° flaps
    • Keep the aircraft rolling and keep the nose up by holding back pressure on the yoke
    • Lift off as soon as possible, but stay in ground effect
    • Once you have enough speed, climb out at Vy if applicable.
  3. List the steps for short field landing (see IM for specific aircraft steps):
    • 30° flaps
    • 62 kias on final
    • Once landed, retract flaps
    • Pull back on yoke and apply full brakes
  4. List the steps for soft field landing (see IM for specific aircraft steps):
    • Use a short field approach
    • Just before touchdown, give a little power
    • Keep the nose off as long as possible
    • Be light on the brakes and keep the yoke back as you taxi around.

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