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Old 02-23-2020, 06:17 PM
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Landing practice...how many use one versus the other. Pros and cons?
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Old 02-23-2020, 06:26 PM
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Why not both?
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Old 02-23-2020, 06:38 PM
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I never do touch and goes. Every landing is to a full stop, get off the active, go back to the end of the runway, and take off again. This gives me an opportunity to verify that the carb head is in, the mixture is set, the prop is set, the flaps are set and the trim is set. And I can do this when the airplane is stopped and I'm not trying to keep it straight right then.

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Old 02-23-2020, 06:40 PM
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Me stop and go.
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Old 02-23-2020, 07:04 PM
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If you are doing stop and gos, please announce that during your standard pattern calls.

It is quite annoying being in a pattern with others and somebody stops on the runway and sits there while others would like to use the runway and are expecting the guy ahead to either touch and go or clear.

A simple heads up to others in the pattern mitigates the issue...
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Old 02-23-2020, 07:07 PM
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Having a taildragger means that I can't log touch-and-goes. So, all of mine are full stops. That is unless something is wrong and I'm going around, which I have done on more than one occasion.
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Old 02-23-2020, 07:27 PM
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Touch and goes are pretty easy in the 12. Just bring up the flaps and you are ready to go. Saves time - saves gas - saves brakes.
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Old 02-23-2020, 07:37 PM
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With a tri-gear, try practicing T&G's without letting the nose gear touch. I don't know about the 12, but with the 6A I give it a touch of power on touchdown, continue the roll while I bring the flaps up to half and roll the trim back to take-off position. Only then do I start bringing the power back in. I'll be airborne way before full power in. This work obviously depends on runway length.
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Yeah - same with the 12 except we bring the flaps all the way up.
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Old 02-23-2020, 08:27 PM
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My standard landing whether itís a touch and go or full stop in my Rv-12 or Cherokee is with one (RV-12) or two notches (Cherokee) of flaps. I save full flaps for short or soft field landings. My reasoning is that way Iím configured for optimum climb if I have to go around.
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