- Develop a pilot’s skill in flight control smoothness and coordination
- Develop an awareness of the airplane’s orientation to outside references
- Develop division of attention between flight control application
- Practice the constant need to scan for hazards
- Not clearing the area
- Inadequate pitch control on entry or rollout
- Gaining altitude or losing altitude
- Failure to maintain constant bank angle
- Poor flight control coordination
- Ineffective use of trim and/or power
- Inadequate airspeed control
- Becoming disoriented
- Performing by reference to the flight instruments rather than visual instruments
- Failure to scan for traffic during the maneuver
- Attempts to start recovery prematurely
- Failure to stop turn on the designated heading
- Clear the area.
- Establish the manufacturer’s recommended airspeed or, if not stated, a safe airspeed not to exceed VA
- Roll into a coordinated 360° steep turn with approximately a 45° bank.
- Perform the Task in the opposite direction, as specified by evaluator.
- Maintain the entry altitude ±100 feet, airspeed ±10 knots, bank ±5°, and roll out on the entry heading ±10°.