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Dornier Do328 Turboprop - low speed directional stability

Old 23rd Mar 2021, 12:29
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Dornier Do328 Turboprop - low speed directional stability

I am looking for information on the directional stability characteristics of the Do328 TP at low air/groundspeeds, whilst using reverse thrust. The AFM has a caution about reverting to ground idle by 60 KIAS, or earlier if directional control issues appear, but are there any ex-328 TPs, TCs or SFIs (or regular line pilots) that can give more details? Is it prone to rudder blanking, for instance?
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Old 26th Mar 2021, 21:03
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The AFM caution about "reverting to ground idle by 60 KIAS" is probably due to avoiding dust/ foreign object ingestion into the engine.

What is Vmcg for the 328?
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