Short Field Operations - Takeoff
The short field takeoff with maximum performance climb is a necessary skill. The main items to remember are (1) proper flap setting, (2) use all available takeoff area, (3) hold brakes and add takeoff power, (4) release brakes, accelerate to rotation speed, (5) climb at Vx until obstacles cleared, and (6) then climb at Vy.
ACS Reference: PA.IV.E
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