Didn't think I'd still be flying at this time of year but the weather has been great. Started playing with full flap landings, which are a bit tricky in this...

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Comment by Mark Maltais on November 20, 2015 at 6:06pm
I tried that, helps, but I prefer the heavier stick on landing... has a better feel, for me anyways, and that's the way the PA-11 feels when I land it on floats so I'm use to it! :D
Comment by Paul Hajdu on November 20, 2015 at 5:24pm
I land with full up trim and full flaps
Comment by Mark Maltais on November 20, 2015 at 8:31am
Yeah... no issues with the nose... lands gently as can be. I'm guessing my lead 8 the tail is really helping. My CG is dead center in the envelope which makes the nose nice and light! But I do need a lot 9 back pressure on the stick with full flaps. Doesn't lose any attitude control though, it's just heavy. Lands great new that I got the hang of it. :)
Comment by Paul Hajdu on November 19, 2015 at 9:33pm
You keeping the NLG from slamming down?
Comment by Marvin W Miller on November 15, 2015 at 10:35am
Ok thanks very much.
Comment by Mark Maltais on November 15, 2015 at 10:32am
Hi Marvin. It's a Garmin Virb Elite with the aviation bundle. Has a prop filter to keep the prop blur away and a patch cord to plug into your headset. The info is put on after with the Garmin software and you can put anything, anywhere on the screen. The cam has built in GPS and Wi-Fi and records pretty much everything. If you add a sensor pack it can even record all the engine functions too! :-0 but I haven't bothered with that... yet! :)
Comment by Marvin W Miller on November 14, 2015 at 7:57pm
Hi Mark, what kind of camera are you using that shows all that info in the screen?
Comment by Michael Chesney on November 12, 2015 at 7:35pm
Nice! Always look forward to seeing your videos Mark. Not sure if you've seen the "Backcountry pilot" videos on youtube but they've got a whole series on STOL flying. Here's a link to the video on approaches...it's got some great info on steep STOL approaches. Made me wanna try some STOL flying :)

https://youtu.be/CrPJac80W9Y?list=PL0C2165DC668C1D9B
Comment by Mark Maltais on November 12, 2015 at 5:36pm
Since the weather is still so nice here, started practicing full flap, short field landings! All I can say is SWEET!!!! :)

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