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Old 02-25-2016, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by airguy View Post
Only 8.1 hours on my Phase I so far, but I have found that I am only using about 10% of my trim tab travel, if that.
Then you either haven't begun to learn to slow down on approach like you should, you are not using flaps, you don't trim to anywhere neutral while flying a landing approach, or you have a very aft C.G. (or a combination of all of these).

The OP's post about pitch trim tab travel is right on.
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