gsengle

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  1. That’s why training is so important in a twin, a dual engine failure was only one lever away Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Vmc roll is because of the good engine not because of the dead one. And lack of speed meaning lack of rudder authority. Pulling power is the other way to arrest roll. Fly it to the ground... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Twins like that are easily off in 1000, especially if rotated slow. I don’t see a nose drop, and to get a stall at full power in a plane like that it would have to be a much steeper climb I’d think. Looks all roll... See this photo? That’s at Vx on a training flight at altitude, around 15kts above stall/Vmc with two spinning... climb angles can be impressive... until an engine quits... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. High power and slow. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. My day job is flying twins. You increase your danger by climbing steeply and trading climb rate for airspeed that is closer to Vmc. Combine that with a low altitude engine failure and you’re gonna roll. I generally go for a faster lower angle departure for just that reason. But there is a simple solution to Vmc roll - close the throttles, roll stops. If you’re going inverted too late to diagnose, pull em both back and look for a spot to land just like a single. I have no idea how slowly or steeply he was climbing out, just speaking generally. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. You mean safety pilot? Where in eastern MA? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. So does that mean a G3X install with a G5 backup would also be allowed for fiki? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. I’ve also heard hard IMC, which would to your point be more apt! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. The hard in this term doesn’t really refer to the difficulty meaning of hard... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. A “hard left” isn’t a difficult one, it’s a particularly complete one. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Hard IFR has always meant to me “total IMC”, as in you don’t see a thing. Not necessarily to mins. But when in total IMC for a while that’s “hard ifr”. Not because it’s hard as in difficult but because it’s total. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. My guess is not approved for FIKI airplanes... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. It’s disturbing because it’s reliant on something external to the airplane. Did you see the huge areas of gps disturbance courtesy of the us military this week? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. This accident has probably nothing to do with stick and rudder skills. It has entirely to do with judgement... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. There is a difference between saying “this guy is a fool”, and “student pilots shouldn’t fly in anywhere close to those conditions”. One more time, the latter discussion is quite productive. I hope we can manage such distinctions. Also, even during the shutdown, the FAA was more like 4-6 weeks to reflect a new cert, it seemed from where I sat... we shall see. Not that much difference between a PPL the day before and the day after his/her check ride in terms of skill and experience anyhow. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk