I read with great interest your article “There Should Be No Turning Back” (Cause & Circumstance, July, page 62). One important factor not mentioned in the article is that the Pilatus has a stick shaker and a stick pusher. I had personal experience with this activating at approximate 20-feet agl. The shake and push happened simultaneously. The yoke is literally ripped out of your hand with approximately 70-foot-pounds of force. At a higher altitude I would have been a lawn dart. There is ...


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