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Aerodynamics safety spotlight

Aerodynamics

Getting a handle on aerodynamics doesn’t have to involve dry textbooks and dense equations. But it does require a thorough understanding of aerodynamic performance during critical phases in flight. You may know an airplane can stall at any airspeed or pitch attitude, but do you really understand why? Get to know the true meaning of “Alpha” and “critical AOA” and learn need-to-know concepts that will help you avoid unintentional stalls and spins.

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