stall warning devices

stall warning devices

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Stall warning device with stagnation point above vane.
stall warning devices
Stall warning device at near-stall condition with a stagnation point below vane.
Devices to detect the onset of a stall and a mechanism to warn the pilot. A stall detector may either be a springloaded vane located in the leading edge or it may obtain a signal from an angle of attack indicator. The warning can be given in the form of a warning light, a horn, a stick shaker, or any combination of these.
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Conventional stall warning devices usually work quite well, but any time you find yourself getting slow, with power on and in, say, 30 degrees of bank or more, you need to stop and think about your wing's AoA.
The FA A guidance for stall warning devices has never said a stall warning has to be too-late or inadequate warning.
Consider this from Flying magazine Contributing Editor Robert Blodgett in November 1971: "Stall warning devices are ...