Soft-field take off demonstration goes bad

This March 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others. Aircraft: Piper Cherokee. Injuries: None. Location: Phoenix. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The flight instructor was demonstrating a soft-field takeoff to his student. During the takeoff roll, he applied full back pressure on the yoke, heard the stall horn, and lowered the nose. Continue Reading »

===> Posted on March 5th, 2012 by Meg Godlewski. No comments. © GAN 2012.

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