Author Topic: P-38 Techniques  (Read 705 times)

Offline Owlblink

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Re: P-38 Techniques
« Reply #30 on: November 15, 2020, 08:56:12 PM »
Thank you, gentlemen!

All the various explanations did help. I hope the original OP has gotten some use out of this discussion as well.
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Offline Mongoose

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Re: P-38 Techniques
« Reply #31 on: November 27, 2020, 12:54:04 PM »

Here's an old video I made that demonstrates dual throttle control in a P-38.



I was going back through this thread.  FLS, I have to say that video is impressive and exhilarating and humbling.

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Re: P-38 Techniques
« Reply #32 on: November 27, 2020, 03:45:22 PM »
Thanks.

The key to rotating on the yaw axis is just going slow enough to fall instead of fly. The P-38 is well suited to going slow without torqueing off until you want it to.