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In another thread, someone mentioned that the thing they most feared during flying training was stalls. I found them good fun, but I was also trained to recover rapidly. I never did just let the plane go to see what would happen, say 20 to 30 seconds after the stall. Another area of powered aircraft performance is gliding. Who has explored what their aircraft does when you pull the power back to idle to see what the plane will do? I'm happy to accept that the aircraft will descend at its glide ratio if the pilot sets thing up correctly, but can you catch a thermal in it? What about