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What is a Power-Off Stall?

A power-off stall is a maneuver that simulates an accidental stall that might occur during an approach to land.

If you are flying an airplane equipped with flaps &/or retractable landing gear, the plane will be in the landing configuration during this maneuver.

A power-off stall might be practiced from straight-ahead flight or from banked (turning) flight to more accurately simulate an accidental stall during a turn in the traffic pattern (such as base to final).

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