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Preparatory Ground Instruction EX 8 Descending


  1. To learn how to judge glide distance
  2. To learn proper descent techniques with and without power.

Motivation to Learn

If you take off you will land. Learning proper descending techniques are important for landing with power and without power. Having the proper background knowledge and the proper technique will help you master exercises 18 and 22. 

Lesson Outline

  1. Maximum Glide Speeds and Judging Your Glide Path
  2. Descents Without Power
  3. Descents With Power
  4. Use of Flaps
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