aerobatics

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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 nine-times British Stunt Flying Champion will take to the skies to demonstrate his incredible skills with a series of death-defying loops and manoeuvres.
He also flew his own Stearman biplane with which he did stunt flying that earned him the name "Chazz One Time", because he would try anything once
As well as stunt flying, giant show kites and art kites, the festival will offer the opportunity for children to participate in kite workshops as well as enter their teddy bear into the ever popular Teddy Drop.
and the newest creations combine classic flight fascination with state-of-the-art technology to make stunt flying a breeze.
Pilot Peter Barnes - who has done stunt flying in James Bond and Tomb Raider movies - and colleague Kevin Hodgson,leapt into action because there was no time to wait for an RAF rescue chopper.
The Model Airplane News' Flying Cage will feature aerial racing and stunt flying with professional pilots.
The movie which is shown after this programme, captured the atmosphere of disillusionment at the time, as a group of pilots finds itself reduced to post-war stunt flying.
Gamers will be completely immersed in each character's story as they race and engage in stunt flying and aerial dogfighting, while exploring vast environments," said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway.
Services include individual and group flights, corporate packages, aerobatic and emergency maneuver/upset training, air shows/events, and stunt flying.