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CTSW Flight Design


I bought the VG's only for landing problems on the CTSW.  Coming from a Mooney 205 (1000h in 14 years) I really battle to land the CT smoothly (ctsw  2007)  it tends to drop out under me.


 I manage a good landing only by being widely awake and just as it drops add power
 Research shows that light sport and especially the CT has a higher than average landing accidents (just in  the CT defense no fatality's and is America's best seller in its class)

So I added the VG's as said before on the wing about 8% above and stabilator 10% back under surface.

Now I have the best greasers ever on all flap settings power-off landings
 15, 30, 40 degrees of flaps

Stalls were done mainly to see how she behaves, and she cling to the air like you know how.
 Full back stick she only start mushing and lose height,  nose just 'nods'
 Once at 40 degree flap, power burst, ball not totally centered, did drop a wing but gentle and easy to recover

So far I am much more than pleasantly surprise with the effect of the VG's. 
Must confess was skeptic but the price was right and worth a try.


Kiewiet
South Africa


ps- 
Have just done a 10 knot wind  x landing and what a pleasure , because of the controlability and gentle settle on the runway