MiGMan's Flight Sim Museum < www.migman.com >
 Fighters Anthology |

Fighters Anthology

Emergency Checklists

Spin Recovery
IF ALTITUDE LESS THAN 10,000 FT ALTITUDE PROCEED TO EJECTION CHECKLIST
DETERMINE SPIN DIRECTION
STICK CENTRED AND FORWARD
FULL RUDDER OPPOSITE THE DIRECTION OF THE SPIN
WHEN YAW RATE STOPS FLY OUT OF THE UNUSUAL ATITUDE
IF STILL OUT OF CONTROL BY 10,000 FT EJECT
WARNING
Typically 10,000 feet may be lost in spin recovery, hence the SOP is to eject if a spin occurs at less than 10,000 ft. With practice however, spin recovery CAN be effected with only a 5,000 ft loss in altitude.

A gaggle of Su-24 Fencers approaching the fleet
A gaggle of Su-24 Fencers approaching the fleet.