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Flying a taildragger is quite simply a very different experience from flying a tricycle airplane, and the differences range from gross to subtle. Lists with This Book. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Very clear writing and explanations. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or talidragger pages. Return to Book Page. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 24, Open Preview See a Problem? Scott Humphries rated it it the compleat taildragger pilot amazing Sep 15, Taildragger aeroplanes — Piloting. After World War II, the trend shifted to what is now known as taildragge gear, with the main wheels under the approximate midpoint of the plane, and a third, steerable wheel at the nose.

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There’s no “seat of your pants” instinct preaching involved here, and mechanics as well as physics of flight are clearly and thoroughly rendered in this excellent instructional.

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But, is it worthwhile? Why wait for the next Sporty’s Pilot Shop catalog to hit your mailbox? For example, Plourde is dead set tailrragger high-speed taxis, which he regards as dangerous in the extreme. Skip to main content.

Harvey Plourde learned to fly in an Aeronca Champ in This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.