#3 The airframe and physics of flight

This episode falls under the category of Aeroplane General Knowledge and covers the airframe components and the forces that act on an aeroplane.

We go over:

  • aeroplane and the control surfaces, stating their primary effects
  • Axis of controls
  • The forces of flight and how they interact with each other to produce the desired result
  • P-Factor, coordinated take-off
  • Daily, pre-flight and post-flight inspections
  • Securing the aircraft of the ground
  • Extra: Introduction to basic radio calls and phraseology

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