Minimum Controllable Airspeed

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[edit] Description

Flight at Minimum Controllable Airspeed demonstrates the flight characteristics and controllability when the aircraft is at it's minimum flying speed.

[edit] Objective

To develop the pilot's sense of feel and ability to use the controls correctly, and to improve proficiency in performing maneuvers that require slow airspeeds.


[edit] Setup

Clearing Turns

Emergency Landing Point Selected

Reference Point Selected

Configuration (CCGUMPS)

  • Cowl Flaps OPEN
  • Carburetor Heat ON
  • Gas Both
  • Undercarriage Down
  • Mixture As Required
  • Power Cruise Power (18' MP, 2300 RPM)
  • Switches / Seat Belts ON

[edit] Procedure

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