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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 the exchange posting later on, Uncle Anwar flew with the Royal Air Force (RAF) in 1961 and performed with their national aerobatics team, the Blue Diamonds.
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 33 year-old RAF Flight Lieutenant who grew up in Ufton, Warwickshire is thought to have been killed instantly by the impact, which came minutes after he had been taking part in a display by the famous aerobatics team at Bournemouth Air Festival.
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.
It culminates on Monday, July 21, with a stunning two-hour afternoon Parade of Sail on the River Mersey with aerial displays by the Yakovlevs Aerobatics team.
The event has run into some trouble over the past decade, with cancellations four times in the past nine years, sometimes for want of a headlining jet aerobatics team like the Thunderbirds or the Navy's Blue Angels.
An expert pilot, he and three friends formed an aerobatics team, billing themselves as "The Four Aces.
Witnesses said the horror came as Jordan's national aerobatics team completed a daring, seven-plane display.
The youngest female team member ever to join the United States Unlimited Aerobatics Team will take to the skies this weekend.