I decided that before I start taking folks up for flights, I really need to investigate the envelope a bit.  Today’s plan was to do simple straight ahead stalls…

The takeoff went well, and climbing out to the local west training area was smooth.  It felt great to get back in the cockpit again.  I set up for the first stall from 3000′ and it broke fairly gently straight ahead with just a slight wing drop.  I was trying to watch the ASI, but it was reading weird.  I repeated the stalls a couple more times and discovered ASI readings all over the place, as high as 65, and as low as 45.

Figuring I needed to get this checked out before I went too far, I headed back in and landed (still ballooning in the flare BTW).

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