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V. Performance Maneuvers Task 32BTask A. Steep Turns References FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-3; POH/AFM Objective To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with steep turns. Knowledge The applicant demonstrates understanding of: PA.V.A.K1 1. 903BCoordinated flight. PA.V.A.K2 2. 904BAttitude control at various airspeeds. PA.V.A.K3 3. 905BManeuvering speed, including changes in weight. PA.V.A.K4 4. 906BControlling rate and radius of turn. PA.V.A.K5 5. 907BAccelerated stalls. PA.V.A.K6 6. 908BOverbanking tendencies. PA.V.A.K7 7. 909BUse of trim in a turn. PA.V.A.K8 8. 910BAerodynamics associated with steep turns. PA.V.A.K9 9. 911BAerobatic requirements and limitations. Risk Management The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing: PA.V.A.R1 1. 912BFailure to divide the attention between airplane control and orientation. PA.V.A.R2 2. 913BTask management. PA.V.A.R3 3. 914BEnergy management. PA.V.A.R4 4. 915BAccelerated stalls. PA.V.A.R5 5. 916BSpins. PA.V.A.R6 6. 917BFailure to maintain situational awareness. PA.V.A.R7 7. 918BCollision avoidance, scanning, obstacle and wire strike avoidance. PA.V.A.R8 8. 919BFailure to maintain coordinated flight. Skills The applicant demonstrates the ability to: PA.V.A.S1 1. 920BEstablish the manufacturer's recommended airspeed or if one is not stated, a safe airspeed not to exceed V A . PA.V.A.S2 2. 921BRoll into a coordinated 360° steep turn with a 45° bank. PA.V.A.S3 3. 922BPerform the Task in the opposite direction, as specified by the evaluator. PA.V.A.S4 4. 923BMaintain the entry altitude ±100 feet, airspeed ±10 knots, bank ±5°; and roll out on the entry heading, ±10° or as recommended by aircraft manufacturer to a safe maneuvering altitude. 48

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