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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: speed brakes?


Thread: speed brakes?

Message: speed brakes?

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From: media at (Paul Eidsvik)

Date: Fri, 26 Jan 1996 03:31:54 UTC


  Dan Pichelman wrote that the way things are going with the low drag
airplanes it can't be too long before we are going to see speed brakes for
use on downlines.

One of the things I used to like about my old Pitts S1 was that when I
pointed the nose straight down and pulled back on the throttle it was as if
I put the brakes on.  It gave me more time to look around and try to find
the box again before the judges figured out I was lost.



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