Posts Tagged ‘Lift’

Steven’s PPL Diary 3: First Takeoff

Friday, September 25th, 2009

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Straight and level flight
[Exercise 5 – 6]

So with two flights under my belt and a grand total of 1:50hr on the Cherokee you’d expect that I would be masterful beyond all belief, as apparent in some PPL diaries, alas not here my friends. This week I enter the hanger with my logbook and shiny new checklist (Purchased from the school in ‘Week 2’)

Today the briefing was quite simple for straight and level flight covered the various cruise speeds, reasons for using the different speeds, rpm settings and the dreaded PAT (Power, attitude, trim) again, I shall leave you to gleam these tidbits of knowledge yourself. I will advise you to go out and purchase yourself a notebook before this point, as I was told to do during the briefing, lots of numbers/facts and figures to note down.

Profpilot.co.uk hint: If caught without notebook, use face.

Profpilot.co.uk hint: If caught without notebook, use face.


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Video #2: How Lift Is Created

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Had a few people email me about the last lift video (you can see the old lift video on YouTube here), so I thought I would redo it. What service at profpilot.co.uk.

If you have seen the other one already, it doesn’t matter – this one is completely new (with a couple of old pictures sprinkled in for good measure).


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