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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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4 seat and larger models of the Aerobat will be constructed.
The details of the two-seater are listed on the Aerobat website.
The Aerobat version--which first appeared in the 150 in 1970--made a much bigger splash, although not in the water.
Aerobatic purists sniff at the Aerobat because it has control wheels, not a stick.
In our view, if the unit is approved for plain-vanilla 150s, it might be easy to gain approval for your aerobat, especially if the unit has approval in other aerobatic models.
Where the Aerobat shines is in snap rolls and spins.
Prices, according to Vref, are about $19,000 retail for the 1970 Cessna 150 Aerobat and escalate to $43,000 for the 1986 A152.
L CONT KTS AEROBAT O-200-A 1975-1977 100-HP 1800 $20,000 26/38 554 105 150M CONT KTS O-200-A 1975-1977 100-HP 1800 $20,000 26/38 554 105 150 M CONT KTS AEROBAT O-200-A 1978-1984 110-HP LYC 2400 $21,000 26/38 568 107 152 II O-235-L2C KTS 1978-1982 110-HP LYC 2400 $21,000 26/38 568 107 A152 O-235-L2C KTS AEROBAT 1984-1986 108-HP LYC 2400 $21,000 26/38 568 106 152 B O-235-N2C KTS 1983-1986 108-HP LYC 2400 $21,000 26/38 568 106 A152 O-235-N2C KTS AEROBAT MODEL YEAR TYPICAL RETAIL 1959-1961 [+ or -]$ CESSNA 12,000 150, A 1962-1964 [+ or 150 B,C,D -]$13,000 1965-1967 [+ or 150, -]$13,000 E,F,G 1968-1973 [+ or 150, -]$13,500 H,J,K,L 1970-1974 [+ or A150K.
For one who came up in acro flying an Aerobat or Citabria, the overwhelming feeling is it's only necessary to think about a maneuver to fly it.
SELECT RECENT ADs AD 2005-24-10 AILERON CABLE INSPECTION AD 2000-25-02 REPAIR OR REPLACE DAMAGED WOOD WING SPARS AD 1998-2-8 INSPECTION OF INNER BORE OF CRANKSHAFT FOR CORROSION AD 1990-11-15 FRONT SPAR STRUT FITTING INSPECTION, REPAIR AD 1974-23-04 INSPECTION AND REPAIR OF WING RIB FATIGUE CRACKS SELECT LATE-MODEL COMPARISONS [GRAPHICS OMITTED] PRICE COMPARISONS 1978 CITABRIA ($35,000) 1978 DECATHLON ($50,000) 1977 CESSNA 150 AEROBAT $26,000) 1980 PITTS S2 ($60,000) BEECHRAFT-34 ($180,000) Note: Table made from bar graph.
Some airplanes are more tolerant of this manhandling than others and although the Seneca is no structural butterfly, it's also not a high-G aerobat.