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aerobatics

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The art or action of performing aerial feats with an airplane or glider. The basic aerobatics are loops, wingovers, barrel rolls, and rolls.
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In a video released by the Dubai Media Office, Sheikh Mohammed was seen applauding the aerobatics team and shaking hands with students gathered at the Union House dressed in flag coloured uniforms.
Moments after the departure of the roaring JF-17 Thunder from the venue, the world renowned aerobatics team of Royal Air Force, Red Arrows appeared on the horizon.
The Mi-28 helicopter gunship was part of a flight of helicopters from the Berkut aerobatics team performing stunts at the Dubrovichi firing range in Ryazan region, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) southeast of Moscow, when it went down.
Two KT-1 B aircraft with the Indonesian Jupiter aerobatics team were preparing for the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) 2015 exhibition, when they collided, say local media reports from the scene, RT reported.
The Defence Ministry plans to purchase 20 additional Hawk trainers that would have formed a new aerobatics team of the IAF, replacing the Suryakiran team that was disbanded because of a shortage of aircraft.
The Breitling Wingwalkers will also be on show, as are the Blades aerobatics team, who on Friday took Sunderland's 1973 FA Cup winner Micky Horswill on a "mind-boggling" rollercoaster ride in the skies.
NNA - RussiaA's third aerobatics team will comprise 12 Yak-130 combat trainer jets, the Irkut aircraft maker said Tuesday.
It was the start of a breathtaking 30-minute performance by the British Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team, commonly known as the Red Arrows, who were making a stopover in Oman before visiting the Dubai Air Show next week.
"I was delighted to see the world-famous Red Arrows, the RAF Aerobatics team, performing their fantastic high speed display here in Bahrain, as part of their Gulf tour," Lindsay said.
The Red Arrows aerobatics team then left red, white and blue smoke trailing through the sky.
The initial stages could have hardly been more British, marked by a flyover from the Red Arrow aerobatics team followed by a 90-second shower.