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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: Steve Pennypacker <spenny at>

Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 16:43:45 UTC


  So how do you do a Slow Roll in a Stearman if you can't be inverted more 
than 10 seconds???

On Thursday, April 11, 2002 11:36 AM, Bubba Vidrine 
[SMTP:bubba230 at] wrote:
> 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 
> not partaking in inverted glides, you should be alright.
> bubba
> 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 
> > inverted fuel/oil system would lead to any engine damage during the 
> > neg G experienced during slow rolls, loops etc. Could anyone offer any
> > advice?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Walt Plentis
> > Waterford, MI
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