The Pilot's Lounge #42:
Of Martinis, Ice, and Tailplane Stalls

Just when you thought you'd figured out the recipe for stalls, the good folks in the pilot's lounge have shaken (not stirred) all the ingredients. AVweb's Rick Durden was there and reports that you should recover in tried-and-true fashion if the wing stalls. If the tailplane stalls, however, the required control inputs will be just the opposite and the control forces may require more strength than you possess. If you're not sure that you could differentiate between these equally likely and potentially fatal events, you won't want to miss Rick's analysis in the latest issue of

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