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Tail wheel size?

Jan 20, 2022
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We picked up N249E yesterday which I recently purchased. I have a lot of training ahead. My instructor commented on the tailwheel being large and that affecting the angle of attack at landing making it more difficult to fully stall the plane before the tailwheel hits. His Starduster Too has the small solid tailwheel. So what is the right angle and where is it measured? I measured the angle on the stabilizer and our airplanes are about 1.5 degrees apart. Should I consider a smaller tailwheel?

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