Basic Aerobatics / Edition 1

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Overview

Enjoy the aerobatics experience with this complete guide from national champions who tell you not only how to perform the maneuvers, but why the airplane behaves as it does.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070629264
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 254
  • Sales rank: 697,820
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.58 (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
How to use this book
Introduction
1 Getting started 1
2 Loads and limits on machine and pilot 13
3 Preflight and airborne preparations 36
4 Stalls 41
5 Aileron rolls 49
6 Slow rolls 57
7 Inverted flight 69
8 Loops 78
9 Half loops 91
10 The Immelmann 95
11 The Cuban eight 106
12 The reverse Cuban eight 113
13 The hammerhead 120
14 Spins 131
15 Advanced maneuvers 144
16 Developing aerobatic sequences 155
17 Recreational aerobatics 164
18 Competition aerobatics 173
19 Airshow display aerobatics 193
20 Buying an aerobatic aircraft 202
21 Aerobatic aircraft type directory 219
22 Aerobatic organizations 231
Appendix A: Ten-hour aerobatic course 234
Appendix B: Five-hour aerobatic course 240
Appendix C: Organizations and aircraft manufacturers 244
Appendix D: The cost of aerobatic aircraft ownership 246
Index 250
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