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Old 23rd Dec 2013, 21:47
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Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Devonshire
Age: 93
Posts: 300
Glider Overshoots P.S.

It was more than 60 years ago, when I did my gliding, as related above, as accurately as I can recall. (See # 13. # 15 or #19 above.)

Time has moved on and the French National Gliding Centre at Montaigne Noire, near Revel seems to have gone too.

The lessons that I learned there, may have been of help when I was having to trade height for speed following one propeller auto coarsening on overshoot at weather minima. To have attempted to retain all height might have led to a stall. My speed got awfully slow.

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