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I have experience on seaplanes, although not flying boats, and used to teach float ratings. The techniques for flying boats and floatplanes are more or less the same except for the differences due to the tip floats. When you fly floats, you learn to apply up elevator to compensate for a pitch down from the drag of the floats at water contact (not too ...


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Unlike conventional aircraft (and older fighters), the CG location of the F-16 makes the airplane unstable (making the aircraft more nimble), requiring fly-by-wire and a flight control computer to stabilize the aircraft. Since the T-38 was designed prior to fly-by-wire technology, I would expect it to have been designed with a CG location that makes the ...


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