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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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Earlier in the day the pilots of the Red Arrows Aerobatics team interacted with PAF pilots and students from various schools and colleges.
The rehearsal achieved the expected goal and I look forward to doing better at the formal performance," Li Bin, deputy leader of the Bayi Aerobatics Team, said after the performance.
According to Irkut president Oleg Demchenko, the company in December signed a contract with the Defense Ministry on the delivery of 12 Yak-130 aircraft to form a new aerobatics team.
The Red Arrows aerobatics team then left red, white and blue smoke trailing through the sky.
Helicopters, jets from the Al Fursan aerobatics team and transport aircraft will begin their rehearsals in the skies above the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre Grandstand.
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.
The tragic accident came less than three months after another pilot with the world-famous aerobatics team, Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging, 33, was killed in an air show crash in Dorset.
The world-famous aerobatics team is renowned for its precision routines where nine aircraft fly in a perfect diamond, but it will now begin practising with eight.
Apart from the daily displays by IAF's Surya Kiran aerobatic team and Sarang helicopter display team, a major attraction at Aero India 2011, will be the debut by Flying Bulls Aerobatics Team at the air show.
Back out in Road Dahl Plas, crowds were being treated to air displays by helicopters, sea hawks, harriers and the Red Arrows aerobatics team.
For the first time ever the Royal Air Force aerobatics team, the Red Arrows, has selected a female pilot, Flt Lt Kirsty Moore, to be part of their team for the next three years.
Deputizing for the King, His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Al-Hussein watched as the pilots from the Jordanian Royal Falcons Club and a French aerobatics team flew in Concorde and made stunt, looping and daredevil performances exhibiting a high degree of excellence and professionalism that excited spectators.