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Old 10-05-2017, 07:53 PM
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Your approach is my approach. When I refer to "landing" I'm talking about the moment of touchdown. As long as that is at or near stall speed, what came before is of little consequence, given your "ample runway".

Watching my videos, I usually seem to hold about 55kts until about a wingspan over the ground, then round out to a few knots over stall speed as I enter ground effect, then "hold off" as long as I can. That's what results in a "full stall' landing in my book.

Sorry if I failed to communicate clearly - I do my best!
That makes me feel better about my technic...I get a lot closer than a wing span, but hey; it is what works that matters. I like to be a little hot before touch down, as if something isn't right...very little throttle and you are back in the air for a go around.
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:15 PM
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In high winds I prefer to be above stall. Just before ground contact is a bad time to lose control authority. I once landed in a 50KT headwind. My airspeed was at least 20 KTS higher than stall when I flew it to the ground.
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Watching my videos, I usually seem to hold about 55kts until about a wingspan over the ground, then round out to a few knots over stall speed as I enter ground effect, then "hold off" as long as I can. That's what results in a "full stall' landing in my book.
Yep... like I say... try not to land, and fail gracefully.

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A Cessna 310 pitches up with flap. I used to select first stage and then immediately roll in a full turn of down trim. With practice you could time the trim change to exactly match the flap movement - aircraft would remain rock solid. Without that technique the pitch up was quite abrupt at higher speeds, less of an issue as the aircraft slowed.

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Old 10-15-2017, 02:31 PM
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Thanks again for all the tips.

Got to make that flight yesterday. Report here:

http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=154275
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