Flight #: 4 — SLOW FLIGHT TEST

Pilot:

Date:

Time:

Objectives:

  • Become familiar with slow flight handling characteristics

Check

Action

   
 

DEPARTURE

 

Do not use flaps

 

Climb out at 110 MPH

 

Climb to 6000’ MSL and level off

   
 

CRUISE

 

Limit prop RPM to 2300

 

Check engine gauges especially CHT and Oil Temp

 

Trim hands off level flight

 

Perform 2 clearing turns

 

Slow to 65 MPH

 

Feel untrimmed, then trim and maintain altitude

 

360 turn left, then 360 right, shallow bank

 

Check CHTs & Oil Temp

 

Slow to 60 MPH

NOTES

Check

Action

 

Trim & Maintain Altitude

 

360 turn left, 360 turn right, shallow bank

 

Check CHTs and Oil Temp

 

Slow to 55 MPH

 

Trim & maintain altitude

 

360 turn left, 360 turn right, shallow bank

 

10 degrees flaps, maintain airspeed, 360 left, 360 right

 

20 degrees flaps, maintain airspeed, 360 left, 360 right

 

40 degrees flaps, maintain airspeed, 360 left, 360 right

   
 

POST FLIGHT

   
 

Prepare corrective action list

 

Record fuel and oil consumption

   
   

NOTES