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  1. landing configuration. But if your only goal is to get down to a lower altitude (but not land), then a high-speed descent would be a better choice. Either way, immediately upon determining that an emergency descent is required, reduce the power to idle, roll towards a 45° bank initially, to allow the pitch to be lowered without creating unwanted negative-Gs during the pitch over (however, a continuous 45° banked turn does NOT need to be maintained throughout the entire descent), consider doing a forward slip to increase the descent rate, and then adjust the pitch for the proper speed for the descent.

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