80kts.. rotate.

I am at a loss of words from this video. Sadly, we call these pilots commercial aviators.

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I was watching a video of a 172 and it had voice recording from inside, the guy rotated the 172 at 50 knots and the poor thing wouldn’t go airborne and the stall horn came on, they finally got airborne.
Amazing people don’t like to just get enough speed and then go airborne and want to go earlier.

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Def feel bad for the people on board

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Gosh! That’s so scary. I get it that people get anxious with as speed increases, but there will be a time where you will be at a high elevation airport with limited runway, where your V1 might be 115, but VR will be 147, and believe me when I say you will get anxious as your plane keeps eating that runway, but you will have to hold on and pucker up and trust the numbers.

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Luckily there was plenty of runway or else this would be bad. Very very bad.

Gosh I can’t imagine that, never worked in a hot and high altitude area, just cold. When I was ramping at When Ai… I mean PenAir… I mean Rav… whatever they were back then we had 340s in Denver and those guys hated flying out of there cause they eat the entire runway up

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I mean, I’ve taken off in low idle… once. 😬 She got off the ground just fine though.

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“once” lol

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Yeah that happened twice last year at Telluride. Hot and high. A Cirrus almost didn’t make it. We literally saw the plane dive down 300 ft and the fbo dispatcher called for them on ctaf asking if they were okay multiple times. 3 mins later the pilot reaponds, “well that was close” and puttered along. Lol crazyyyyyyyy! I can’t imagine what was going through his head.

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Lol. I need to try that 😂

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I was just about to say that. Lol

Pretty much. Haha

Its nothing too alarming. It caught me off guard when I was like “why is it taking longer than normal for the Ng to spool up”. 😂By that time I was already down the runway and I looked down only to realize I was still in low idle. Aircraft performance wasn’t affected. Just the spool time on the initial power increase. lol

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Gotta love them turbines.

Side note I miss the beta noise. Music to my ears. Especially on transition. Eargasm.

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That’s my favorite part. Even when its not needed the temptation to just kick it down is super hard to resist. 🤣

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Children of the “magenta line”. You’re told what to do but not how to do it.

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I wonder what the cause of this was. Seems that the runway was plenty long (due to the fact that they had room to gain speed). Surprises me though, did the pilot forget what V1 means? 😂

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Probably multiple factors which I don’t even want to begin to dissect. Lol.

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Let’s work on your future career at CAE, Explain what went wrong Lol

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