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Old 04-08-2007, 03:04 PM
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Ditto what James said....I almost always land tail-low wheelies, unless dealing with a VERY short strip.

I have experienced the "sudden tail drop airplane falls out from under you" landing when the CG is very far aft, but not very often since I learned to expect it.

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