Written by a CFI with 38 years of taildragger flying experience, The Compleat Taildragger Pilot can save you time and money on a taildragger checkout. Taming the taildragger. Compleat Taildragger The Compleat Taildragger Pilot To judge by the book, a lot of his work involved transitioning new CAP pilots. Drawing upon his decades as an accomplished taildragger pilot and CFI, author Harvey Plourde lays out all the essentials for learning to fly conventional-gear.

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Another chapter is aimed at the poor flight instructor trying to figure out how to teach taildragger operations to the hapless tricycle-gear pilot. Why wait for the next Sporty’s Pilot Shop catalog to hit your mailbox?

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For approximately five decades virtually all aircraft were built this way, and it was referred to as “conventional” landing gear. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. We know of no other company who does this!

What was the intent of the misspelling of the word complete? It seems unlikely that most instructors would possess such an encyclopedic understanding of all the subtle idiosyncrasies of taildraggers, and even more unlikely that they could communicate such a comprehensive mass of information.