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Full-stall landing

Full-stall landing
Author: CZ_RAF
Time Stamp:
14:07:17 08 July 2001
Post:
I am looking for info and meaning of this type of landnig of flying boats.

Thanks

Pavel


RE: Full-stall landing
Author: Ross_McNeill
Time Stamp:
14:25:41 08 July 2001
Post:
Hi Pavel,

This was only used by very experienced pilots in near perfect conditions. It was similar to the three point landing on land aircraft.

The stick was progressively brought back to raise the angle of attack until the aircraft was flying at it's slowest speed and stalled the final few feet to the sea. Get it wrong and the aircraft either bounced or broke it's back.

Regards

Ross


RE: Full-stall landing
Author: Pavel (Guest)
Time Stamp:
11:04:10 16 July 2001
Post:
Thnak you Rose. That was reason of crash of "my" Catalina of No. 240. Sq.

Pavel


RE: Full-stall landing
Author: N. John Hooper (Guest)
Time Stamp:
13:52:37 14 July 2001
Post:
Hi Pavel: I think it is safe to say that a "Full Stall" landing in a Flying boat means just that. You must get the boat contacting the water on the step with the stick back, as in a full stall. If not the boat will porpoise and stick the nose in for a disasterous hull failure and a sure sinking.

How do you land a flying boat...."vereee carefully"


RE: Full-stall landing
Author: Pavel (Guest)
Time Stamp:
11:04:33 16 July 2001
Post:
Thanks John too.

Pavel