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Old 14th Aug 2019, 06:56
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Originally Posted by Big Pistons Forever View Post

The biggest problem I see with ab initio instruction is the exercise is taught with the aim of generating a good mark on the flight test, instead of showing students the real world scenarios that pilots get into trouble on.
Absolutely! It was taught to me purely as a 'task' to be competed without changing altitude or direction. I would like a more real world scenario, eg simulating a slow turn to final in which I am daydreaming, let airspeed fall during the turn and suddenly find myself in a stall with one wing low. I understand that is a common way to die, so it would seem to be worth to build-in the correct instincts for such circumstances.
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