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Old 05-02-2020, 02:48 PM
lr172 lr172 is offline
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Originally Posted by Earl Findlay View Post

Is it true that I am safe as long as I keep the true airspeed below 170 MPH?

Thank You.

No. Va is well below that. You need to better understand the conditions you encounter and how they relate to airframe safety. A full elevator pull at 170 will likely create serious damage.

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Last edited by lr172 : 05-02-2020 at 02:53 PM.