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Turning and Flaps

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I have heard several discutions about how dangerous is "increase/decrease flaps" while turning as when in base leg, however, I've never found any material regarding the subject.

Is it really dangerous work flaps while turning? If so, why?

 

Thanks in advance.

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  1. Jeff on Mar 28, 2016

    I don’t believe there is any danger inherent in deploying/retracting flaps in a turn. Simply apply flaps as needed. I generally teach my students to put in 20 deg. while turning base.

    -Jeff

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  2. Drew on Mar 28, 2016

    Are you implying of the possible risk of using flaps in a turn? If so, I asked that question and got some good responses.

    http://www.askacfi.com/29504/possible-dangers-of-adding-flaps-in-a-turn.htm

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  3. Cadu on Mar 28, 2016

    Yes, exaclty Drew. I did a serch at the home page but haven’t found this topic. Thanks guys!!!

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  4. Cadu on Mar 28, 2016

    Yes, exaclty Drew. I did a serch at the home page but haven\’t found this topic. Thanks guys!!!

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