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Thread: [Acro] Re: IAC rules amok?? -- just another r ...

Message: [Acro] Re: IAC rules amok?? -- just another real world solution

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From: Bob Scherer <bobscherer at home.com>

Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 13:50:34 UTC


Message:

  Me thinks the current "implementation" does achieve both objectives.
While promoting spin training for the pilot, it also allows aircraft
prohibited from intentional spins to be used in the category.

Let's leave the spin out of the sequence, but have the pilots spin
capable.

Bob Scherer 

-----Original Message-----
From: Bruns5051J at aol.com [mailto:Bruns5051J at aol.com] 
Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 8:32 AM
To: BlackEagle540 at musclebiplane.org; acro at gf24.de
Subject: [Acro] Re: IAC rules amok?? -- just another real world solution

This brings up another question.  A couple years ago we seemed  to be
intent 
on increasing spin awareness, even to the point of making documented
spin 
training mandatory for competitors.  Now we've taken the spin, the 
cornerstone maneuver of aerobatic training, out of our entry-level
sequence.  
I've heard the reason to eliminate the spin is to open our contests up
to 
more pilots and airplanes, but this seems like we're lowering our
standards 
of proficiency and safety for the wrong reasons.  Perhaps the local
chapters 
should poll their membership to determine if the majority of pilots feel
we 
should put the mandatory spin back into the primary category.  Then we
could 
take the results of the poll to the IAC Board and ask them to reevaluate
the 
ruling. 

Thanks,

Bill Bruns
       


                


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