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Old 08-26-2017, 09:52 AM
luddite42 luddite42 is offline
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Originally Posted by F1R View Post
The 6 hour pitts pilot...
The wind may have been a slight factor, but I think the above is what actually sums it up. A Pitts at full power generates a lot of prop wash over a powerful rudder. Would take a helluva quartering tailwind to take this away. A "light quartering tailwind" won't do it. He had other issues going with that take off.
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