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Old 08-26-2017, 06:00 AM
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Everyone knows landing downwind in any airplane results in a faster than normal groundspeed, that's why we try to land upwind. Landing downwind your primary nose pointing device (rudder) will lose authority at a faster speed than normal. That leaves either brakes or a steerable wheel. If the steerable tailwheel is still in the air due to a wheel landing, better be right there with the brakes. Or 3 point it for more control.
Uh oh, wheel or 3 point.
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