There's buffeting, but no dramatic wing drop
. We were able to get it to break to one side during an aggressive pull, but relaxing the stick immediately got the wings flying again.
The aircraft experienced a sharp right wing drop
, followed by a hard swerve to the right.
Lockheed Martin is developing a spoiler for F-35C Joint Strike Fighter flight test aircraft to counter potential wing drop
in transonic turns.
We did notice a sharp left wing drop
during a stall series, but Bowers insists this isn't normal for the airplane.
Incipient-spin recovery started upon the first wing drop
can take as little as 100 feet.
Stall speed in the clean configuration and at gross weight is 45 knots (41 knots dirty) and there's plenty of warning before the stall, without much in the way of wing drop
. The large bubble canopy provides plenty of visibility and makes the cabin easy to ingress and egress.
There was a slight amount of right wing drop
during power-on stalls (it was a gusty day when we flew the aircraft), but recovery was quick and easy by getting the nose down and neutralizing the controls.
The SAM exhibited no bad habits in a stall, with a noticeable buffeting followed by a drop of the nose, and no wing drop
. The aircraft quickly flies out of the stall when you pitch it down.
When the accident airplane was about 150 feet agl, he saw the right wing drop
with the pilot simultaneously keying the mike and saying "Whoa." The airplane's nose continued to drop, and the airplane impacted the ground in a nose-low, near-vertical attitude.
In essence, his article is about countering a wing drop
if it occurs at the point of stall.
Remember the momentary left wing drop
? The pilot tried to correct it with right aileron.
During the landing rollout, both pilots felt the right wing drop
and heard a noise like "a blown tire." They attempted to maintain directional control of the airplane, but the right wing dropped further and the airplane veered off the right side of the runway.