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Should Student Pilots Be Required To Demonstrate Spins?

Primary - Spin Earl

Stall/spin accidents account for 13.7 percent of all fatal GA accidents. However, most pilots have never performed a spin in a training environment. The reason is simple - while student pilots need to exhibit knowledge of spins to become a private pilot, they don't need to demonstrate them in flight.

What do you think? Should students be required to demonstrate a spin before receiving their private pilot certificate? Vote, then tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

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Should Student Pilots Be Required To Demonstrate Spins?

Thanks for voting! Now pass it on and see what other pilots think. Then, check out our article on the 4 steps of spin recovery.

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Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at colin@boldmethod.com.

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