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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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The team has staged more than 600 aerobatic shows for delegations from 168 countries and regions.
We are delighted to fly alongside our Royal Bahraini Air Force colleagues and have the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas," said Wing Commander Martin Higgins, the Officer Commanding the Royal Air Force aerobatic team.
The air show will start at 4pm and will last for 24 minutes featuring a number of different aerobatic manoeuvres by the jets which will see them come as close as six feet to each other.
The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, is one of the world's premier aerobatic display teams.
BRITAIN's AEROBATIC CHAMPION lAuren RICHARDSON As the first woman to take part in displays at the Airshow, Lauren Richardson is a fantastic role model for any young aspiring pilots.
Its website goes on: "Flying their remarkably fast, fully aerobatic aircraft with powerful smoke systems, the RV8tors perform a thrilling display.
Mr Hill has years of flying experience, having worked as a light aircraft test pilot, an RAF Harrier GR7 instructor, a commercial pilot captaining Airbus planes, and a stunt and aerobatic display pilot.
The Russian aerobatic team Russian Knights will conduct demonstration flights using Sukhoi Su-30 and Su-27 fighters, the Swifts team using MiG-29 fighters, Falcons of Russia using Su-30 fighters, the Berkuty helicopter aerobatic team using Mil Mi-28 helicopters and Wings of Taurida using Yakovlev Yak-130 combat training planes.
Sammy, who is a member of the USA Advanced Aerobatic Team, is named after his grandfather Sammy Mason, an acclaimed airshow performer famous for his maneuvers as well as accomplishing the first loop in a helicopter.
Accompanied by Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and members of his accompanying delegation, Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid toured the show facilities and met members of Emirates Airlines and Al Fursan (The Knights), the UAE Aerobatic Display Team, which conducts daily aerobatic displays, along with other participating teams from brotherly and friendly countries.
By Aney Mathew/Al Khor Skydive parachuting by members of the Qatar military, aerobatic flying by reigning World Aerobatic champion Tamas Nadas and a flight demonstration using powered parachutes were among the highlights of the seventh edition of Al Khor Fly-In.