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Skydancing: Aerobatic Flight Techniques

304 pages2 hours


This manual covers al the basic aerobatic moves and much more, with clear instructions and diagrams. Includes the Aresti Notation for maneuvers plus a syllabus that compiles the lessons into an effective, integrated curriculum.

It begins with detailed definitions of aerobatic flight terminology and provides a directory of the particular flight maneuvers that are considered to be aerobatic. The specific aerodynamics at work in each maneuver and how the maneuver will feel to the pilot are explained, and detailed illustrations map out how to execute each move. In addition, advice on the body's physiological reaction to the abrupt changes of direction and orientation in aerobatic flight and how to deal with the possible problematic reactions is provided.

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