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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 aerobatic environment is where the true and correct function of an airplane's controls becomes readily apparent.
In 1998, a white 41-year-old man was evaluated for a history of occasional episodes of GIVD, all of which had resolved following extended periods of avoidance of aerobatic flying.
But this year, they're sharing the Cosford Air show bill with two of the others; the RAF's own Red Arrows and the Jordanian Air Force aerobatic team which proved such a big hit with the show's crowds three years ago.
But aerobatic pilots know the dangers and can minimize the risks with years of practice and an understanding of the physics of flight.
With that as general background, here's our take on accidents on some of the aerobatic airplanes on the used market.
Officer Commanding of the RAF Aerobatic Team is Wing Commander Andrew Keith, and the nine-aircraft display team is led by Red One, Squadron Leader Martin Pert, who is in his second season as team leader.
The five-day air show is scheduled to begin tomorrow and Air Force sources said it would be difficult for the aerobatic team to take part in the event.
Headlining the line-up is Italian Air Force aerobatic team Frecce Tricolori, which is taking part in the show for the first time, alongside other renowned teams including the Emarati team Al Fursan, the Russian Knights, the Global Stars Acrobatic team, the Black Falcons Parachute Team, a Paramotor Solo Display, and Mark Jeffries "Little and Large" display, in addition to flying displays by the Royal Bahraini Air Force, the UAE Air Force, and the US Department of Defence.
More than 60 aircraft and aerobatic teams from Saudi Arabia and the UAE took part in air and ground shows including skydiving and paragliding on Friday and Saturday.
BEIJING -- The aerobatic team of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force will visit Pakistan and stage its performances there on November 20, official sources confirmed on Tuesday.
On the second day of the festival, noon was the starting time for jets, war planes and aerobatic teams to take over the blue skies to the delight of thousands of spectators.