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Sticky Thread Sticky: rec.aviation.aerobatics FAQ by Dr. Guenther Eichhorn
Document address: faq_aerobatics.html Frequently Asked Questions about Aerobatics Frequently Asked Questions about Aerobatics =========================================== Preface =======
January 1st 05 08:29 AM
by Dr. Guenther Eichhorn Go to last post
0 4,547
Stop the noise by airads
Feb. 24 - The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association on Tuesday provided initial support to four Massachusetts pilots - all AOPA members - facing a lawsuit filed by a few residents. The suit alleges that the noise signature from the aerobatics performed by the pilots caused significant harm; they...
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July 2nd 04 01:28 PM
by Snowbird Go to last post
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Human factors RECKLESSNESS by private
My apologies to the Usenet police cross posting but I am in mourning for friends lost, and in sympathy for the families they left alone. This week we have seen behavior that can only be described as reckless.
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May 10th 05 05:52 AM
by Roger Go to last post
60 1,503
spins from coordinated flight by Todd W. Deckard
Can you depart and spin from coordinated flight? Specifically a coordinated climbing turn? Several weeks ago I chimed in on an otherwise awful thread suggesting that if the ball was in the center the airplane would not spin. One of the posters ) responded that the...
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December 28th 07 02:58 PM
by Todd W. Deckard Go to last post
49 2,953
Rolling a Non Aerobat 150 by Tom Inglima
Spins have NEVER been in the private pilot PTS. The PTS (Practical Test Standard) only has been in existence for around 20 years or so. The last time spins were required for a Private Certificate was back in the early 1950's or maybe the late 1940's. Note that there is nothing that prevents...
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December 21st 08 03:04 PM
by Viperdoc[_6_] Go to last post
34 4,591
Of parachutes and things by ShawnD2112
Was hoping to get a bit of expertise here. I'm in the market for an emergency bailout chute for flying in my Pitts S-1D. The top US contenders seem to be National and Softie but with no experience in the field, and parachutes not exactly being the kind of object you can try on for size in the...
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July 21st 04 06:13 PM
by Al MacDonald Go to last post
34 3,081
AOPA Stall/Spin Study -- Stowell's Review (8,000 words) by Rich Stowell
All right! Can't a guy get away from civilization for a while, safely out of e-mail range, without the world falling apart? Ok, ok, maybe only that sliver of the world that cares about stalls and spins in light airplanes. I come home after nearly three weeks traversing the Pacific Northwest giving...
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January 2nd 09 03:26 PM
by Jim Wills Go to last post
28 10,998
What airplane would fill this mission? by John B
Hello all, I'm looking for an airplane to purchase or build, but I can't find one that meets all of my needs/wants (yes, I know, all airplanes are a bucket of compromises). So, I'm asking all of you out there for advice on any airplanes that would fit this profile. Important to Haves: - could be...
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January 5th 04 10:10 PM
by Rich S. Go to last post
23 1,800
Path of an airplane in a 1G roll by Chris W
Do we have any who is a math whiz here? I want to find a formula to calculate the position of an airplane throughout a 1G roll. The reason I'm doing this is so I can build a "roll track" for a remote control car so the car will alway have a positive g force on it to keep it on the track. Anyone...
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June 29th 05 09:35 AM
by B S D Chapman Go to last post
20 1,363
inverted spin recovery explanation by Alan Wood
.... and don't forget to close the throttle :-) "john smith" wrote in message ... TD wrote: Can someone help me and list the steps to recover from an incipient inverted spin and fully developed inverted spin? It doesn't...
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August 19th 04 03:32 PM
by john smith Go to last post
18 1,778
smoke oil by nametab
What is anyone using for smoke oil? and how much are you paying? Anyone have a good source? Thanks.
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March 25th 04 06:34 PM
by Wright1902Glider Go to last post
18 1,073
Optimal Frequency of Lessons by David B. Cole
Just coming off my latest aero flight just over a week ago with Mr. Stowell, I've decided that I want to take advantage of the momentum and start a more formal course fairly soon. I think I have an instructor nailed down. My plan is to start with a 5-10 hours course, spread out over several months....
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October 28th 04 12:50 AM
by Dudley Henriques Go to last post
18 1,178
Thanks for the Spins Rich by David B. Cole
Today I had an opportunity to fly with Rich Stowell as part of his annual Emergency Maneuver Training Clinic in NJ. Yesterday we experienced low viz and fairly low ceilings the entire day with even worse forecast for today, so it didn't look good for us. But today turned out to be an almost...
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October 26th 03 09:37 AM
by Hilton Go to last post
17 1,763
Snap roll vs. Va by Greg Esres
For those of you who have aerobatic airplanes, I'd be interested in data about the recommended entry speed for a snap roll vs. what Va is in your airplane. Thanks for any info.
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December 2nd 03 12:14 PM
by Dave Pilkington Go to last post
16 1,008
Emergency Parachute questions by Jay Moreland
I need advice on a pilot emergency chute. I am only a pilot and know nothing about parachutes. I need an emergency parachute because I will be doing aerobatics in a Pitts-like biplane: required by FAA. My weight is #140. The altitude I will be landing if I am unlucky enough to need to use the chute...
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December 3rd 04 06:46 PM
by DSowder Go to last post
14 2,279
turbo video by Peter Holm
Hi, I donīt know much about aerobatics, but I would love to see a video of an aerobatic airplane with turboprop engine doing the vertical climb and the torque roll. A search with the Google machine for "turboprop, video" on this forum didnīt give me any results. Does anyone here know about such a...
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September 29th 04 11:31 PM
by Peter Holm Go to last post
13 1,801
Yee-ha! by Bushy
Did it today! After 12 years of watching the sky and dreaming, I finally had my first fly since buying the farm. (Wonder if anyone can guess why I stopped flying?) 2 hours 20 minutes of shear joy in two lessons, flew over my farm for the first time and flew a taildragger to boot! I know some of...
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July 17th 04 03:02 PM
by Bushy Go to last post
13 844
Outside loops in a Decathlon by [email protected]
I am relatively new to aerobatics, and I have been flying only positive manuevers so far. I am flying a 1978 Decathlon with wooden wings. Can some one give me some tips on flying an outside loop? Things to be mindful of, and so on? I have the entry speeds from the POH.
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March 8th 05 08:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
12 1,339
First Two Aero Lessons This Weekend (Long) by David B. Cole
Well I just returned from my second acro lesson in as many days and all I can say is that I'm wiped out. Having an opportunity to fly with Rich Stowell on two occasions and performing a number of spins and other maneuvers certainly helped with endurance. The airport that I flew from is Van Sant...
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December 3rd 04 02:18 AM
by Ed H Go to last post
12 1,708
Snaps in the Decathlon by Dave Russell
My latest endeavor has been to learn to snap-roll the Super D. A couple of training flights in an Extra 300 proved that I could learn to fly them, but transferring that experience to the Decathlon has been humbling. (As an aside, I *strongly* suggest you do not go fly an Extra 300 when you own a...
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April 14th 04 06:14 PM
by Rich Stowell Go to last post
12 1,575
Looping during a commercial flight by LordAvalon
Does anybody knows of a link where I could find exemples of certified pilots suspended (or convicted or fined) for hazarduous manoeuvers during a commercial flight. I have heard that it is possible to make a lateral looping with a heavy carrier without the passengers being aware of it (during...
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October 23rd 04 04:05 PM
by Dudley Henriques Go to last post
10 1,071
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