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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Stearman acro


Thread: [Acro] Re: Stearman acro

Message: [Acro] Re: Stearman acro

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From: Bubba Vidrine <bubba230 at>

Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 15:36:26 UTC


The Stearman manual says not to exceed inverted flight for more than 10 seconds. I think you would run out of stick after 7 seconds! As long as you are
not partaking in inverted glides, you should be alright.


Walt Plentis wrote:

> A friend of mine has a Stearman with a Continental 220 on it. He is
> interested in doing a little acro in it and wondered if the absence of an
> inverted fuel/oil system would lead to any engine damage during the brief
> neg G experienced during slow rolls, loops etc. Could anyone offer any
> advice?
> Thanks,
> Walt Plentis
> Waterford, MI
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