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Spins don't equate to crashing. I have done spins throughout my flight training both in the military and civilian world. They are very uncomfortable to do especially inverted ones. Most pilots get some introduction to them at some point in their flight training. Some planes can do them with no problem and some not so well.
originally posted by: Anyafaj
originally posted by: buddah6
I don't know if I agree with the flying character of the PT-22. It is a primary trainer, an airplane you first start learning to fly. This characterization seems strange for training new pilots and may be over-stated. All airplanes and helicopters will react when power is lost due to torque changes. As long as he kept his airspeed above stall speed, he could fly the plane to the ground safely.
What is a swirl? A "swirl" is not an aviation term!
A swirl is a "Me" term. I'm not an aviator. LOL Sorry. When the plane does a spin as it's crashing. Whatever you aviators call that.
I'm a civvie.