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When I was a teenager, I was taught to do a benign spiral in a 2-33. While it works in some older trainers, it really doesn't work in many (most?) high performance sailplanes. Many sailplanes don't have enough stability to establish a steady benign spiral. Some, such as my ASW-15 are unstable in phugoid motion, so releasing the controls will result in ever-...

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