Tailwheel Endorsement / EMT Training

Flight 1
  1. Introduce Coordination Rolls
  2. Slow flight and turns
  3. Power off stall
  4. Power on (rudder/falling leaf) stall
  5. Introduce 3 point take off and land
  6. Go around
    1. Introduce Coordination Rolls
    2. Slow flight and turns
    3. Power off stall
    4. Power on (rudder/falling leaf) stall
    5. Introduce 3 point take off and land
    6. Go around
    1. Climbing Coordination Rolls
    2. One-Turn spins left and right: PARE
    3. Spin orientation
    4. Simulate the engine out turn back to the airport (high altitude)
    5. Slips
    6. Practice 3 point takeoff and landings
    7. Go around
    1. Introduce wheel takeoff
    2. Slipping turns right and left
    3. Skidded turn
    4. Simulate rudder failure
    5. 2 turn Spin right and left
    6. Practice 3 point takeoffs and landings
    7. 180 degree gliding approach to land
    8. Go around
    1. Introduce wheel takeoff and wheel landings
    2. Introduce Aerobatic style turns (Recovery: Power, Push, Roll)
    3. Spirals and recovery
    4. Introduce Aileron roll right and left
    5. Simulate aileron control failure
    6. Practice wheel takeoffs and landings
    1. Review coordination rolls
    2. Review spins
    3. Review aileron roll left and right
    4. Review unusual attitudes
    5. Slips to landing
    6. Practice takeoffs and landings: 3 point and wheel
    1. Review: aileron rolls and spins
    2. Slips to landing
    3. Practice takeoffs and landings: 3 point and wheel
    4. Spot landings
    5. 180 degree gliding approach to land
    6. Go around
    1. Practice 3 point and wheel takeoffs and landings
    2. Slips to land
    3. Go-Around from a slip to land
    1. Cross Wind: fly a low approach to practice with control inputs for crosswind tracking straight down the runway
    2. Cross Wind Takeoff and landing
    3. Wheel landings
    4. Slips to land
    5. Short / Soft field takeoff and landing
    1. Introduce loop
    2. Practice: aerobatic turns R & L, aileron rolls R & L
    3. Botched maneuvers and recovery
    4. 180 degree gliding approach to land
  • Review all maneuvers and takeoff and landings

Recommended Reading:
“Emergency Maneuver Training” by Rich Stowell
“Taildragger Tactics” by Sparky Imeson
“Conventional Gear Flying a Taildragger” by David Robson
“The compleat(sic) taildragger pilot” by Harvey S Plouride
Recommended DVD:
Tailwheel:101 by Damian DelGaizo