Thursday, January 22, 2015

Left forces in play on take-off

Accelerating down the runway, one needs to apply right rudder to keep the plane on the centre line. Here's why - click on this link.

The spiralling slip-stream from the propeller strikes the left side of the tail and pushes the tail right and the aircraft heads left unless right rudder is applied - one of the 4 "left-forces" in lay during the take-off run

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