A comprehensive type report by an RAAF test pilot operating in Australia. A document outlining recommended techniques and describing the aircraft's handling characteristics both on the ground and in the air. The report rectifies deficiencies in basic Pilot's Notes by providing guidance to pilots converting to the Tiger Moth who have little or no biplane or tailskid experience. A4.
The original configuration of an aeroplane's undercarriage was tailwheeled. Only during World War II did the nosewheel become common due to the longer runways required to take off with the heavy loads. After the war, the tricycle undercarriage layout became standard, but the traditional arrangement has always been known as the 'conventional' undercarriage.
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