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Old 22nd Aug 2017, 18:04
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Gertrude the Wombat
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Originally Posted by tescoapp View Post
Spiral dive is nothing to do with UPRT training it is part of lesson 15 in the PPL.
Instructor: "Shut your eyes ... ... ... now open your eyes and recover"

Me, with eyes still shut: "I felt nothing, and I heard no change in engine revs, so therefore you've put us into a spiral dive, so all I've got to do is spot whether it's to the left or right". Opens eyes and recovers from spiral dive.

Of course that was simply gaming the instructor, which might turn out to be easier than a real unusual attitudes recovery (I haven't had to do one for real yet).
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