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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Fw: Re: Aerobat acro (new subject name)


Thread: [Acro] Fw: Re: Aerobat acro (new subject name)

Message: [Acro] Fw: Re: Aerobat acro (new subject name)

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From: "Chris Burns" <cjburns1 at>

Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 01:58:52 UTC


  Good one Dave
                    I have found an old video of Aubry Coote who taught both
Dave Pilkington and myself aerobatics.  He used to do these things all the
If you click onto this site you can see the clip.  It may take a little
while to load down.
Virginia you should have no trouble in your S1D.  I have done them in an
S1C, S1S, S2A, S2B S1E,  S2E. as well as Zlins, Decthlons, Airtourers,
Aerobats and Sukhoi 29s.  I have even done one in a Stearman 210hp and thats
a lump.  I used to do a variation in S1S starting a bit earlier on a 45o
upline and do 1 1/2 or 2 1/2 snaps to inverted and pull through.  Just keep
snaping up till the speed runs out and recover.
We live in Melbourne Australia so you will have to dig through the center of
the earth for a hands on demo.

Chris Burns

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Pilkington" <David.Pilkington at>
To: <acro at>
Sent: Sunday, September 29, 2002 8:59 PM
Subject: [Acro] Re: Aerobat acro (new subject name)

> I should have mentioned that, along with the list of maneuvers below,
> is a clear description of each. eg the vertical reversement is "a half
> roll from a steep turn in one direction to a steep turn in the other
> direction." There's a half page of text and a nice diagram explaining how
> is performed in the Aerobat.
> There's been some interesting private and public discussion on this. The
> conclusion we came to is that maneuvers not specifically prohibited may be
> performed as long as the aircraft is flown within stated limits - load
> factors, airspeeds etc.  The hammerhead turn was apparently not listed as
> "approved" maneuver due to the risk of an inadvertent tailslide.
> Regards,
> Dave Pilkington
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Pilkington" <David.Pilkington at>
> Subject: [Acro] Re: Aerobat acro (new subject name)
> > A placard is required to state that the following aerobatic maneuvers
> > approved for the A150K, L & M and A152 (1978 model): chandelles, steep
> > turns, barrel rolls, snap rolls, loops, vertical reversements, lazy
> eights,
> > spin, aileron rolls, immelmanns, cuban eights, stalls (except whip
> stalls).
> > Inverted flight is prohibited.
> >


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