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TerryN

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Stall characteristics of the Cherokee
« on: October 11, 2006, 08:27:04 AM »
JohnH, did you read the article in Oct Flying about Corsair? If not, I cut out a piece that I thought you might be interested in and hopefully it's attached, best regards, Terry
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Re: Stall characteristics of the Cherokee
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2006, 08:45:59 AM »
I've read that John had said that, and it's true that the Cherokee stall is benign and has to be forced, but I don't agree that there is no advantage. 

Compare the glide ratio of a Warrior to a 140 (approx. 8.5/1 vs 11/1).  Also, given same hp, a Warrior will almost always fly 5 mph faster than an equally equiped 140.
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Re: Stall characteristics of the Cherokee
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2006, 02:55:41 PM »
What?????  You can stall a Cherokee????


If it weren't for that red light on the dash I'd have a hard time recognizing a stall in my plane.
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Re: Stall characteristics of the Cherokee
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2006, 05:50:54 PM »
Always be prepared.  This way I can still take the plane across Snoqualmie Pass when it's 0/0.

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