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Swept wing aircraft are equipped with yaw dampers to keep the aircraft in coordinated flight since swept wing aircraft are more susceptible to Dutch Roll (you can look up that term). An American Airlines A300 lost its entire tail and spun out of control departing New York in 2001 as a result of a pilot using too much rudder pressure to (over) respond to what ...


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In the sixties a Sabena Caravelle VIN entered a flat spin during a training flight. The crew demonstated stall recovery in different configurations when the plane entered into a spin by accident. The instructor saved the aicraft by pulling the brakechute after configuration changes showed no result (the Caravelle VIN had no reverses on the RR Avons but was ...


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