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Unformatted text preview: Improves forward visibility and engine cooling On skyhawk, 85 kts Straight line descent o Ailerons used to keep level o Rudder used to hold heading o Elevator used to maintain airspeed Descent initiation o Reduce power o Lower the nose slightly o Pitch controls airspeed o Trim away control pressures Types of descent o Powered o Gliding Glide angle o Best glide angle is achieved at the best L/D ratio o @ specific AOA Glide- effects of flaps o Flaps will decrease the distance the airplane can glide Turning o We turn by using the wing to generate the lift o We bank in the direction of desired turn to direct some of the wing lift in the direction we want to go o We turn by using the horizontal component of lift....
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- Fall '08