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Thundering Mustangs

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If you want to go faster, add more horsepower.

In Case You Missed it

Understanding and Avoiding Spins

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A pilots ability to recover from a spin depends just as much on the design characteristics of the airplane as on stick-and-rudder skills.

Aero ‘lectrics, Strobes – Part 3

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In Part 3 of this series about building an aircraft strobe, the author beefs up the project using off-the-shelf parts to provide a brighter, more frequent flash without running down the planes electrical system.

Plug In Power

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Years ago a friend of mine was faced with commuting for his airline job...

Wind Tunnel

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The aerodynamics of an airplane sometimes don't cooperate with the pilots desire to roll, and instead produce both yaw and roll. Contributing factors are aileron parasite drag, induced drag between the wings and changes in the roll rate itself;