Training Flight Prep and In Flight Aircraft Identification

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J5_Voss
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Training Flight Prep and In Flight Aircraft Identification

Unread post by J5_Voss » 06 Nov 2010, 17:44

1. Once you are moving, lift your tail, so you're not dragging it along. It slows you down. Be careful not to lift it too much. You will break your prop.
2. Use landmarks to give your position.
3. This is what you should see if you are winging up on someone's right side.
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4. Spotting planes that are lower is more difficult.
Allied planes tend to be darker, so if a plane turns and its wings don't light up with sunlight, chances are it's allied. Mind you: not always conclusive !
5. Better is to start recognizing silhouettes.
6. Look for shadows on the ground.
7. Compare local time with GMT. Practice is always at 14:00 GMT. :wink:
*I do not master the subtleties of an anglo native speaker. If you can't handle that, try addressing me in my own mothertongue.
*I have a peculiar sense of humour. That's just the way it is. Please notice the emoticons.

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Unread post by J5_Bäumer » 07 Nov 2010, 17:28

Nice write up Voss.

I've edited your title in order to make it more easily identified.
Prosit!

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