Название: The flyer's guide: An elementary handbook for aviators
Автор: Captain Napier John Gill
Издательство: New York, E.P. Dutton and Company
Размер: 22 мб
Для сайта: eKnigi.org
...III. Many machines bank themselves quite ap- preciably on a turn, so that the beginner will only have to assist very slightly with the warp on his first wide turns. He should, however, get into the way at once of turning with a slight bank. If no bank is applied, the machine will slip outwards, which is very ungraceful and may even prove a source of danger. The first descents should always be straight glides. The pupil must get his machine facing direct into the wind (that is the way he will land) before shutting off the engine. Whatever the machine, it should be glided at a speed just lower than its normal flying speed. Great care must of course be exer- ON TAKING A TICKET 21 cised not to stall it, but the happy mean should become a second nature with practice. The actual landing must be made at a greatly reduced speed. To this effect the control lever should be pulled very slowly back when about 10 feet off the ground. A perfect landing would be such that the wheels and tail skid,...