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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: Unknowns / Blind Man's Bluff


Thread: Unknowns / Blind Man's Bluff

Message: Unknowns / Blind Man's Bluff

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From: AcroDrew at

Date: Mon, 01 Jan 1996 15:52:46 UTC


  The designation of the Known being a qualifying flight has always been
somewhat of a mystery to me.  Anyone, regardless of experience can enter a
contest at any level and fly the known without anyone officially challenging
his or her ability to safely fly that known.  Because the unknowns are
typically a little less challenging than the known and perhaps the freestyle,
perhaps the safety issue is really a non-issue for most pilots.  I personally
enjoy knowns and don't find them any less safe than the knowns and frees.
 This is not to say that the unknown doesn't provide a bit of a challenge for
pilots, I just believe that we as pilots typically know our limits and will
fly safely.

Drew L.


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