Replrint1ed from IP!ri'VDIQ P"ol Moga:ZI1ne JII.

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'Thle lines of tM;e TB series,€spe'Ciall:y tile empennaqe, are uUlillike anything made in the llnited States.

Raymmrd SmLlnn!;:1I' ;iiml brothers Robert and L®Oll N!ol'rum_.e:, j,oil~tn;g farces Ito start th@ Socie.'tc' th'~Jil A!8'1'o(p~8ine5M,ol"~J1e-Sau.l'L'Li~r ttl P!Lltea}LD'::, f!l'lm.ce. Th.€' I18Xt :,)"ears WillI\il\ r1J!~J ail' accomphshmeuts fOIL' the tOUlllHm!i'. 111,1918 Roland GmT'Gl!> ~~:r.'~):s:~m d t iteL .Mea ire rran ean ina MO.[ifllllSJ8at1]l1lier U. Iii un'1 th€ 1, 01' hIHl!H)], mod e I wars Blcl(lpted' by the .FI.'elidt, ~!\glish and Russian armies, Ttl ~ ~i,~a:t 19 1 5 saw ~ lta .nl"st p liTe Ilght'Jf ~lJ'[)l;aw::, [h~ IV]ol;rulikl' N. with ,'a g~;ifl l'iI'''mg thnll!,l,gh the proj:$UeIC, nH~ N~cHh~l A-[ cam~ out in 19['{,. It w~s tlH~ _'i:t:'cfo',tJ'r l:b">e'clo:s' the .r'trst Allle'rica!l1 ~q~l;;Ld!,un:;; __ Tllus l~l;1i.ue Wf),..'l ~Llso ~~_tad by .Albert F''l'ml:\Hu] h) 5eil. a record oJ

ttl ! C()IJ~GI,~ih\['lI()n[,.s.

In j:ll'I~ ~OO(Is,r»nd Lf\(Hl'J; ~he ~"{!lJl[~]!IY ~pe;r:il.lJi:r.f~rI in I:railii nil }fi.Wi"al't~ lltld nF (,Olll'S€v (b!11ii1tglhe~,~te 1~ <lI1ill94!lJ~ !3VfrytJh.i:rt1} w~~t ,d()!,l'(f1hiR1\fittlr Jh!lt war, tb~ qn~t fQ1'b~Ue;rtJl'ainm;g~],lJ!m5 C'O[]tiJlluGd. ']\¥O ul these 'n@wm1fJdeh iltcIDcl~d th~ l).!lli 75~ Pi®m'ltti ,~tWU>-l5~' ;let t.rilliLerr (ollQw-e,(! i~! WM by tl~t Pavi~ J.et, tln~ WorWi& first In:!81[lJ{!SS jet, JJ\ l'lI&llOT tll:tJa1.1thrau,gh tl!['.Cu:rl'eCl in 19®!9 with the., NIlS SSC! RaU}':e~ .H three-seat 'Ii.r~er thIT~J ~¥itJl I~lore dum 36@CLlm:i]t, is the mGSt S~l~-e;ssmtrl ail'(!ll<Ut bu:ili; in lE:lIiltrpe siJl@ W'eJdd War ]I

Moran a-Saulni el'wi:llSbol~]:g:h( °b)!' SIl cl-.:AviatiQn., ttm pr(;!'deCl3 SSQ[ of .1-\!e:oos.lJ'i.ltimJe M:8ill'a.~o W.h~.c:Jl became part

of E\ADS, [he~uwpe an AvlaHmli~ Detells.e and S'P:II.C& ,~om.p:rl!.l'ISj emutli.'ti1hlg A.tr:Iing~~~~:ru,(\ CA8_i.\ M HpfliU llll!(l .W\;SA, IO!!' t;·t:HiI1J.IlW" 'Th~ cOI(1pl'l:njr SliL<lLrtedl,hJ;l 'rEI ~e~.l.e::; in j~7·i5 wi~A~ the ~jJ3 .10 •. .4. mHita~'Y I];:aii:t'l·e:!"'i 1J~.e T.B' 3~l fo,]llJowed ~1l(iI was s,Mti to .f,'ranc:.e) Porl:lJgpllilYl(J 1'ogp" fll'he 'rn :80 Tnn:fff~I~, ill. [f'll<lct.~bk~ '''If.I1i.iml or (]te 113 1'0. Iir1:it

n~w '~l1i. 198(1, lih 1~g8 the 113M 7-GO,a pr-essm1Z1ed sin.gla-~ll~ne turb Q:PIWIl, was introduced, TIllis atrcraft was review,eel, on )mg~ @l5fofLJr'AllgUEt rgg~ ci¥tl.e. Tocl.<IY,;-J3DC:3![a':is a S!il[Jsid.iM'S' of Aer9SIDaUale J..Iah:a, aI.)d jt manufactures (fA airc.r<tft ot aU, types, as wellrus'd,Ci.'i!fig. suibcontraCt wml\ for je.8iltng a:viaji01'1 c"orlrpanri.es "ll,1'ot'1](:lwiile_

The Tl'ill1l~dad

The Trin,~,dad Cf~nl~!'i ttl r;\",'O vart ahl:m,~; the :m ZOtlfL d, i~ tLLrbochalg:ed ver.siOlH" the TB t:l, W~ reviewed [he t.ra, ~n ~1~1 pa:ge26: nf our ,JuKy 199B ,iHsue, ·:s()w,('.'T~ lilil'lit o Il1J'SFi-IV1('lS !:11 l.i:u;!! tV!i'll]a~ 1;\' ~L\ .. [tii'lI.1:flifl iJLtJldie~ $_E'!~n j,1:! rh{~s'e oHfl~ns,

A.c;:l;min~', tbal;'8 ~lut tR"lJt'; ~]J~!'U are two tnrrre Vel¥.1[1(L'fiS!: 1J:~1:1 T'13 2:0C,whkh r.s a tXfglO atLr[ I!ll~d:i~l;!lA:; \'''e'rs~{~fl 'with it p;UYI(-'.!itd,e catgCl dCiOt:, i'l!,lt floor ;m~! o the1t: ae co Uh':1 nlu~n,ll,fl ~':('lfJ.IlI_i'f,e£l fOlf U~jj:S~ t;Oit'i~, "I'he M.11{~W W,iS the 'K':ti[lk~ad~~'K'DE~I.l~'~Pl'!i ,~ li~111liecl ~ditifJn of '~,5: pl;lne$wi[;h all Ute bt1]iS ~ni,l wl:d:d]e-s,. I wO!.ll:(]ln'j. h",Lv~ !JH:l[~tl(Jw;)d lhe5ie,~fI)t [~:~f.:1L tl;'<! \v(mM h,~'.'~~ :gott~iX( ~elt~::tS" FOi!' out rSI':ile~l te,"~d~'!l"S) your 'tJli],i~E:i~ c,Oil]J8 'I'~~ TEl 80 (he 1P<ci_shooh, Ol~ 1:"1I~'k~n ~ngl~b-

C(urstmlc:Uon Detail~s

B,tlll.l, .entirely (~i:' I d~~~e" i;;git()l3itb~·l!'(taj;!:;{i ~llnni!rll ~~I!, thi.l rIJ8~bg~ ill' a lj('tnulil](l[1,t)()O(llUe (~e;,igll, 'Vit~l, acconsuod<~D]ii_s'foy!hi€, Thewmgis,aIM m€lt~, "i,virth~~.ffl:r1:g1e spar <Jil1,m ;:~nlli!,1~3C3 secjj()!l. The a.'Jf~~\r;t r'O;1io lt5 8·j(l! 1" til!:! dihedral i,~ ,j[ hi:t 1P)'i,!~d~ ~l~flI'ee~'<l~'ldiIll8l1'1pe l£i;reHUi~'I'i\S(!~~uL ~Jlf Ute Chl~'QtcG, with a 4-01;l5~roq,~ cl1(lJ\tiaitd .• 111 m'IB<JI of 12'oS.Ull .lliqU.illitl :lIe:et

'Ihe trailiHg·fuu~ gear is rgtragt3b~e

»:

and QPcT<Jitcd J:l¥ ,aa eh~€O'dbJ:dratll1::::

~y .. 'St~m" The. pump .mld rlllse-I'Vi:;i.iJ" :IT1.'13 1I1lder ~hl; n:lar seat and l!ll'llihail)10r not <I.r;c~b~(:f i!:u llight----'-<lU('l<I.8t WJi~ ~~'ltJfLoUJt a jot oJ (:{fmt. E1'l10f'~~[Icy .de:[DloY.lne-l1[ cl'tlm gma·is a Me-£a1!l system limt is;n't. bJicked up ""ilIh a hamir,mmp,

N1163G!T

Nl(1.8C!Ti::; a aQ{H) '{®r~ibn of the [IOl'llla.lly ;n.spitaten TB' 20 rri:illdad .. Ills ~qlllilp:melll; .TI'L<1kes II: seem like ifs one 'Of the Excellence limit"ed-edilLiml ],'litod®ls, but 110ne of t-h'e rlr[)'~1JIllQ'en~rion sJ.}'1l :it ls, Perhaps these JiFs~ planea &o~d so well thatililil the subse- 9.u.ent p:~anes ~mB i3q)U1ipped lik~ tllLs one,~1i:mthwB 'Ilget ~omlJ!m.elllinj]y,

);'Vhi~e ~~lJP(ng OJi WOln0 eaff®e,we ri.~$l.noUC(td th1J(1; Coxbi had fl['[iVQll wHen he, ·t;un~~d cdf f.lh:eITLnlw<J!Y ant~ p[r~fl~'r!.t~d. I;h~~ l;Dl"'n'~'f; Pt10fil'(ll to CJUI" ~~ ~~.v" The Hn es iff U:~{~ '['E. .s;erl.Oi:!, e£iFe{~ UIl]~Y tlk (tIJlp¢;rnm,~e, ;a'!x::lJ[llik~ anytil'IIIIl: rll1<'~d(:l i:r~ ~h€' UHDW{i Sta,t~.

,hi$l~ atr(~111~ evr.h'}lQIil'lwithII1 Vl@'W ~i1oRype'(l t~, >vatchth~ ]J'kln~ i;;,.1:.,):i by, s,c:I:'~.khing his or her heads with ,>vtJ(tl!i't!'J', HHeau!!t '('i'(ei wr,:~ ~lt ]:r~vt'f~d!3, Ca:lif~Jr~].f'ZiHlur.rir:ip'l].r.d d {KllA:L}, tLlte'lldy the bpme tn ~. TB 90 SO<l.~t<l '.~ru~~[/IJ~V, youwuuJd lmve llio[mht most of It!ll~flJl!'ld's den.ilzerffi WOJlikL b@frufl,'Iifuir wit1'f llh~ piatle ljy ;n,{)w. ~'See p;iigC. 28 of I.lI;e ,hr!1"l~w'Y ~90~w:s,~nefor 'a ;story ahrmt ij;e 1~lil.·illJ)i.{;ln,)

Fill'st Gllance

Wa~lr.:ing ;:tr\fml:i.~1 ~;l~I~ p'l.mll;\rJ~~!hs~; lili:r:rgi¥e m'll:k('d:, 1b';ilrlr. from lhB ]'lrg.(£ g!ll.ll"\il'ing (~Or.I!I:'5i was ~h;E ~[iJ~Qthl::'!l<'in_ F6r the .1tli.oi1i1. l~au, '11';llh~M:l 'br1;g~;I,her with .EI:usl\ ITIi1.ffL:.'L ',r,he ~"i:or;pl;hm. h~ t!!~ llItMSlll,ilB diJi.ltJ.ler ~h~1:@ ~ m 1~:le tllV J~rt'Of' I:~l:~ 'i,.Vin~ 'nl~£ i.8~"'1!~5tp the m<J.:mg:ear ~[U'il![:~1j~5, It li,.':i!.'>'Ol~t, hhere tor sk'!~:n:g~b and lei\Jn;or<:'i~lnf.'l'ut in 'h~I!H~ hl(llail'!g<'jJ, Thl'. C()n.5ta:ri.'~ch:[hrJ ,H [~rsb.~~;Y.~Nrr win g '1lI1nljUe,ru ber~:i,g1U !'i1{i.t(g d~~£t,<~,r;:IJe!'~sti,~, iF .11i.b:t hl:~zhl;g liiri~~[;';d, OIl th~ plllo~'s; s~,de, jl~s~@ oJ fh{i' Viling. h. the 'bii:ilg~ ga.g(-~';·l(;l(Jnnp'a 1l'1,Ill ent do OJ!'" Thera's phN~ell ()rro;O~,!,,!j :aJlicl Ul:C .D~wl(l},ad L'3143 p'Llli:t1tLs<, Trl'~ich I'ihfl1t1M be. more than e.n!QIL~gh r[Jm' '[~I:",~j; peppl:~.

B u I: iJ:l e I nll;t~'ri or 18 wh,~t r'l'l:nUy c.aWghl. U~ (rlI -gU.0!l!"~, v?H:h its Inxtl.[]{1U£ 1~<1thcil' upho4;:~~~l"Y,. f[).iclcl!rp armrests and an instrrun0llJt pa.ne.I~hat has no P.(~(,}l'S Hlt~ 8tde of .<1 gl<olsS cockpit. 'I~Hl'Il'!W1.i.oj!il 1m])!:! 1:':l"!]t;,,!1 screen for tl:l(~ IPR.·iii·PIJro\<l~d XWS <}!lld[H.ghJ l'hslru.ETI~~r~~.aci~m on thcl\l c:oritotrs side. 'li'b~ prjIm.l11' switches wer® elose .<IJt b<1:(!i'~, -, • .u)d tI~~ th:~lJttl~ qJl.l<ldY'artt was ~'Jo!:;;i{;tlif .,ib:e!,~ lit islioU1cl be', lin the.rear; lJ:~~~'n~ was ample [(l~m WI' bVQ, A :seat bell. can h(-~ i1~8Ml[rd F(!il' an eptional tl!nh iiie:ii!l~M:w<l_s alse rsperted 1h.:'1i~ Ule' ~J<ir s®~il~ (l;;1n be l;!:1l'lilP"'-ecl in. albPlJit to

REPFrl:nnED FROM PRiVATE PILOT., JllJIly 2(]l[}2

m:iiiutlUl1:S: <lru"11 the 'Il,~1; h,I!(:J~ l1m~r tan be Lise;d for c~'gQ,

Entry is 00ilSY· Th.~t'fl are ~l lnl; tit places W g!(lb for support, and once down, the 5<.'4;1.1, fell. !..:omfonaille, tJ~oi)lIl~ll nottoo soft/while' the IH.lllbm' support promised Jess back pain aflI~i.' LIIHillY ~!OU1'8 01' sittlng, (;Ol'ot ~1!i;I(J I :;fu! t.:ill fitmt 'Ph~rG\l!,'01"r, at k~lSt f) irnch,es of s.QJlide between Olin SlflIl:'HJlcl,I~rB; and we'n'l not e.x:l'1I~tly s\h!!ny, ]l.1adJeldDu~ Hasse, the owner of the Tampico Leatu.1"ed in OUI'" .lanll:iiLl'Y :..00.2 issue and a true Francophile, occ iliPied the ['earseoc

groun d l1UUIWU vers I}a.s ler. 'l 1'1 e n .. won't b@ any e.,,(CY8-(>J for \ljl1gjn,g ;~ W ·.l1$ip in this-plano,

As we passed the vurieus t<J,.xiw~t,y 19n'S; we were ~ooktng ror [iisll111JUI1 ill Lhe windscreen, because [I '~~ sO long .tnd slanted, but WI' dhln'l, sf!e

JUa~, like a l!)1.· nf the military liardwai;e. ~.'lrte· eudder tl'.I.nl is situa ·d, i;tlong ",,,'tl'tevelythinS else YOl,I'n 'Nallj, to touch, alo[lg the center console and. witbi11 reach without 1P.~l nj(lg ['rn·Wa'"r\CI.

The interior ]8 what really caught us off gUlard~ with its luxurious leather upholstery, fold-up

armrests and an instrument panel that has no, peers this side of a qlass cockpit.

A qUld"k gl:i1:IU~~ around showed 1"10 gUI'.prlse~ ln Ihe t'I!.;'11.1t1~ and jf~e englne fin~1'I rigbi; up_\\\·.iI11,jU"'''1 ~ ~Inall mnctmu of'prime .. The mH:kpU. !,.Im.ll~ shoald b dosed bdo:ri[~ {~ugine Shut. Hmmhlg smO>iJiI:J:~v.[:he ir~~~t"kl·~(lL'yf:D:tni[lg was !!E!'an0rJ for a...sU:,gl:rt IjSr.~~\ ·fJm~; :;Itic.1 'l'!'~ were orr tu tile rUl1w<J;V-

Tasting is gl-[~aj"will! Lhe direct PIa..S;I"U"()'Ci I'ltf'm'ing 1,{!~lJdJIg- rhe ()lall€' handle nil:!I1bly ,lIml IJ;II'I~ :I'[llll1~diilll.81y., There's a lor of gl;il~ :;;'1~1·l'm,lUll.ilhg:U~t; cocll:p,if.1 and lJnB 'rnal(ts clase-quarter

any, Th-e windows .m~·IILl~h mounted and fairad Ilk€~y"";ilh •. e fllself~JiW,

Rmmp was tmnpl.t~h~d .• :,Lldi ll'le color G rs ,g'linwed rlS where we We.re alai where w~ warl'i:f',d f,o go. The boo 1< D'l:! co m me n ds I 0 ~;I f: g:rlf.!l;~S .0.1' naPE foT' takeoff That's th(~ firs I, JIJ f two detents fn 1"I11? :f:iOlp-r;wi I;di arrangemem, The next ~m~Wo.f1 i~ 40 d.grees, sud there's nothlng .in between. W~ put. in 10 degrees, and th ~ rudder trimw"ls rotated cloekwise to UH~ takoofJ:ll'osWon,

Flight

With. ~50 horsepower up f!fOnt, you'll dlirnk the takeoff j {':~lf:!!l'atkltl would be noticeabl«. Wen, it was, In no time we were in the. ;gl~e,en and rotating 'r!H:! plane's departure '\>;,'l1S E!]{.~[{:tly wl'~atEhl~ wingp~.'m'll]ge.[L a pos i Li\l-e climb w it,ll. no j Illktim.g Qf a d~~Ui'~ 1.0 settle back eruo the concrete. The ~nHV trlm worked great, a.lul Ul. elimb was (or could hatr[~ l)t~'l~n, lim old habits at' Qi.:nl;(:iJI.~ lio bl\~ak) @,-r:'Gmnpllshed ,,,ttll

,Q,'W:' 1l'1:l·Ql rot th@ITI.OOI:,

Pu ~li'Linfl UH~ nos e over, the ~airspeed inclirn:tbl' was glnm:lt(JigO bots, {ina ,1I;·e w<liloo to ~e' wh<1it that would brillJ! ~vjH3':n stab:ilizlGil GQUlg through 210001ieet 11l.81, abmlit gOB foo ~8igl, we got a so]~ci l(1{ltO-pllli5 (pm 'With an OAT CDf 1'7 degrees C and full power. Reducing the p"OW€.r to 2'2 ~ncl:t:es and 23{10 rpm, VN~ sped up W an aeiZ:epl18Jble cnLi.s,~ 'climb, w:ith l}J(l~Qu:ate fOl'W[lTd v',~,8rbmtlT and R sne~cl of 05 kirots" \1{e stlll ms.urtailli!<l~~ oooutSO(l 1'plilltlll'mt,ght-'100{1 :feet. msl,

As We ~i[fed:iltf£;"peOO, [he rudder ~:ruln was t~dtlted a bit E~ a.. tinle to k~e!lt th e ball c:el}:ll~flleCi~ and 0 ur feet ouly llestie(1 on the pe.dils. 1'i!ly :2 HI has rudtlr&: tnm, bUlt ~et~ L'oQ~iLl'eqL1i:J1'es'belfdi:ng: Qw':r{m~ ma,chil'l:& @ow:I:l,. so' l ]effictl .i1 sffi; [('Jer crllj~~, '11]C? 'I'IB. :2,0'5 tri!]1J" beifiS do~e ;"it hand ...... ;;u:u(;J not to mention ",e]'Yfespm:iL"i.vL'_e~·sLl.i:'t'.s ills 1ISf~.,

H.1 U Ij~ L i rue 'I'i'~ \'if ere r:l i.rnbiri:g I;!~l'uug~r 45[j(]l feet m.sl and had .2 1..5 Jnc:lrLes~ 2.3.0.0 lJ!lm, 97 knots on tine g:aoge ~nu a fUe!' burn or 12,,5 gph. 'l'he ru~bl,f nl.'¢mnb '\,¥:>l$ B~jl~ al5S0' 'p:m, Ad

We .i.'B.1iIl1!JUecl [Iii.! Uu\M:I.lC', ii'iihid:~ ~}1f Ll'1lt,,~~ .ilI1,'u u,~:\dll;l w ~1'5t 2 ,5 inc lU!ij!:. <L.tVrJ ~.H11J.Ll'Il!'Gi U~(t JJl<liJlj [0 lid P r~3S;U nil and ii1)l'frL[,~ttit\g ~~\;'eQ;t~hiJ1~ settle dow[u, \'f~~ WI.'.'i'iI; ~~llFm]gh 5!1rDt) f~d~ Wl1!f'!e Hit} OAT l';'01J;."i t$ tl.eg:tr{~~~~ C, ,,:1, HlQ KI:A~9 ;<u;ul 8{1I[l fpm. Of (~m;tr:se" we W(·H~' hl,uuilUg 2:n !fi~ll- 'fhell'e's ~mf~ I;hill.g I n'!~~!cC:IJ~.,d to '!:i']:enti!m: A~ I~;;;lit ~[J% (jf

I,hi~ !;inil.{:l, th~~ W1~$' no hlIHrL to ~be yol.~c. Eh~vHWr trim was usad to-set !;]1® ait1>pc@d, mdde'f itl'imIDfllainwined <J t®[loored ball and the ID]rulE: kept'i11S own l{':y~1 .liJijtlll:clJ;:"

It W.liS IilOW ~~m,«! ~;Q pla;y !l'i~l all thfJ' ~I]UlPI!flfCll[. O]!J,ti'llg 1'0.11' a 75mHoot crrll:s~ ';IHi,tudI31'NB "e!1gag·~d thn .:m~!Jpilm e . lPttftin 8,. 4D.OcfjJIIl cliilllllb and

I1IEPIR]NTED FROM PRIVATE PflOT .. JIJI~ :2002

set t~e: f:J.ltt'l.ude ~~I; 75QO, At: m50@ a re-cord.ll]g,c'UI.le 01] saying, "Al[iLlIIde," and at 1&OD feet the ]}]<me leveled out and stay,~d [l:ier:(t, With the. LUachi.ne llying it was t~m" to clean UIl' for cruise, 'Kl~is r ~ff.llnJded us there are no cowl tlap6i., jj'mUigil tIll!! eylmCle[' head and 011 l.alJlllerailu::r"!ls gjnyed weH jll the' gf~l'il hmtlghout the: elimb.

W:lLh~~OI:l'Di:tlg muchto do, Wcl.~ re{:{ll'ded Ihe ~t}lluwing: 75'00 feet and level, 23UO I"pm, 22,.5 Inches, sn {leg:re~ rkh (Jf p~1k, 136 MAS, Hl ~:

OAT '.ilJ\d a fuel bum. of 13 gplL. 'Otlr trllst;'F' -B\:t~B tells us that translates W jltlS~, :.hy tif U'i.5 K'rA81 fl;[" 17S Ub.pl'i,

Flyhl r,: atcruise ::>P E;) eds d eesn't P"fi[)VC too much illl a tughl, review, so we started to slow in JlIJ'~p.ar"3:I;jQ"J1 for Skl"'t'f1Iijg];jt~ Turns, ll,p W 11:1'11'.' GO-.clJ):.gr~e li.min,! W'~I.'I[. ma~le to the lefi and, tight. n~~}'\V~I~ no more di1'.flCllIU.., or~asy, th~~rt "inHi['Iy other l)lMliB; TG'~~~ ~ilC'ron Iorces are v,el'Y mu~1'L a pn)(,'iuct of <.i:fnp®ed, and when cI.e"H:'(!l'uling· at. high rates, they become il;wo·ll~l!l.lded rJJfl';;IiIS_ This isn't a biaclthiug_

The ele'Il:a:~or an~ nu:~dI¢r forces seemed to remsin iftt HJr~iJOst ·the .s;aD]G levels [;hroughout cb,' speed m,nDe:. though the super-senslfive rudder trim' was used 't.('J, gl"e:~.'I, "dvnnt.age, As

The Trinidad is well deservinq of an equal opportunity when anyone Is thinking about purchasil1lg a hig~-perf()!rmano& singl'e'.

'1.ha;1/s a gnn.d .spsetl and. anout the same as 111U,..I, of the others in this cat.egu~.1- of plo.l;n®. Tbe speed would have erep. llP S.Of[Ie" more if we had the P:lti~~11 C:~~ to walt, but ther ","ei.'~~ othe.!!'thiings bJ:l do,

we' noticed wh.iJe I;axiing, Ehe excellent via,ibWty t:on tinued I~hrnughout the turns and ]er~ nO' blind s{D()lI:s W WOl'lY about

J make a point cif (l.O]llg stalls in }lY~~1" plane, all~ j)~e sooner lJl(U the

.fI:ighI: U'l:ebeUer, But I alwa~ts d,oehe:m beta-re II:l'u~ first Jam:ltmg;, The.r.,e'sa lIJC (jj' !oonfide:lll:.'C gaille.iI when you !;gn,QW where an tb.'i;l ,ai"rspeed. In,rnjc8Jto:r the plane wiII ,~t;:.dl, ;;1;3 we:llas how it staJliS, "l.'werll.y- feet awOlY 'from t.ouclMErJwtl is 110 pta,G.e 1'c;.di.'5:t::o",,~ tIm! [he ,a:iiil'$F~I;'(! .illdiCtJitiJf ha::; a st;ickklg Plo(lilt;; r'e-SlIltIng ln the plane pJm:m:lJle:l:lng frOIll tll!E sky, IfL thris instance, bo~h d..trt;;i1:llid eleaIlt th~~ 'l'tiIlULad wo'llld sh'UU,er. fi;lt i1,

few 5(~,(:u!ids and then Iall sL.raigbl: through wilt'! no tendency to rITOll a wlng, Wlui.t[~in (hI!.>. LWllclin;f-smll t:[).nfig- 1rr3:tiOliL (Inl1 Ilaps and ge9[' davm.), the plane w~ ew:;iJy held at one 8!.I,ti'l;uf.lc;: while (]~l(l_ng 7Q--Klil.S steep turns,

By th1~ tlrl'l~ we we:ee clese to 'n~~ :li:l'port~ i;11J, a higl~peed, de-licentw"'.ll5 in c!l'lkll',I.:.w'dv.ling·lJ:~(j', ]fJc'i'i.'!1iif in ,~J:V)Jil~l.1 to ke-ep the en~e hot, W~ P;lJJ5l;(W. 0i~)1Oi' II[) ] iIJ FJAS and g'nt 1000 [pm dQViill, This bro,:ug~i1iI. Uc tn 111111 dli.~J;I:i$ perlplh· elY qUi,hld;Yr &m'i1t'i'~ '8~n;w-ed ~Lo'i/i,'n to jl1S[ bel.ow UK! KITi\S, SID we [;011]111 drop the g~~j:i' and ptl~' lna :notnb c~f .I'1HllRf, Em,~~::i:I;r;gtt~~> I~"l;Uillnl Qn[J;~ ~ 4",\ w~ t31Clwed t.Qr9RKI:AB ffi1c11.eft in 115 'incites (!if nla~~jr()1d J)re'£1s~lm. 'I'h1s 'ffi;l:abUlt.l~d our 1:~.~SC;'l'l~:11;f~~te~1: flO{)fp~, wlhirih would he SDod,]1.1'lillIDll.bers,

DOWI1l'll.4f1J(~ was .1~()W!l1iiJ1~: ~){I. IGAS aJr~ds~mil.tnr;~gr II[iJ'! l:hB SHf~(lmi pClsjliiml ,(iff ll<J,p~ was put in, '~\"hen th0 Iull !IQ il~gt:ees; GiffL~ (~mJl],e .iil.ltclJ €Jfiec:t,fue ~l~an~ s~owed ~.t1irmecJ~nh'!\iy and n()t;ii.~,e.. at[y, 'f'h,~~'.'J ]J~CQt.1!bly n101'~ dr~g 11i:1liIl lift. abm'e"' S.o i1~JJreES;, but thel~"~ 1]0 CiI;PUOrli here" li'.ili"Jn£l the :p'~aue lli':'~;(k,S UIB I:!~:n(';e ,",]Jt 70 K~i\S1 We 1:0lNll"lf.d dlQ'W1l' ~V£(I":o"Q g@htJy, ilItcii.l~::f lllQl'll to [.he.t!'mrrrlg"~ink ltlI3Ul]lle.ru:: t.h8JH skill. '1l'.mtng H() to l:bi.e l'"OOfl[P,f l\l'e g::lth[f[ce(] .Moctnll' :gr1Qup of head ¢rat..,jhms~ Th~ bGGf.k oopj]r18 a 1f:mHswiincl l::n:rnpl1nem oJ a full 25Imot!;i" ~rhis is e~c~eHe[l,tt hru; uI:ll.fnrbflri.i!'wlcy, W.e didn'1: ·get a. ehooce to tGi'5t.tlJUs ~~~,

Hasse l'!fl~ spoken off:e,:llL abollth,ea.' !'lew gWQ[) m fl;:ie'llds in the St-l m;I~a OW[l®I-S .A:&s;Q(C]atiolil, 8lltey ol'gooii:lHl .11y~ilais,help, each other and evert haVre tl.leir IOWll \\"eb s:i~,e. (wWW,S{loC{lrraQ.~g) wh{,~t~U1:I!lY e:l1'Changei'nf(lntt,[t,]~JrL 'fIllis· 'w'"(nLldi 'be £ljHe:j:~llent r:tlace to ge1~ jl~'E~J~a[ud "infQrma~,i.cDJtj !.,hungtl pt(lbalA~' a bit slanted; 'about the ,(S'ntil'(e: Bocafu line,

The 'h:1:rM.l:adts we.u degBcl~.~g of an :t=i[lJ!sn. [lpponlJ.Lli~ wh~n ,U1J'yP~;H;l L" 1~ltirfkil!g: {ibt'l'lJt JlUITh1J>'5inj; a l~g~l-~€l'forTItrn.l!c,13I s~.ngle" m.v~n r:h,e p;au\01i~y or 8l'laflab.le DJlJiI.a01tS :ih the (lertUrh;;J.I;~fj marlH:!:b; filt~ Trin~t1ad j~~ sure t(;) win Ov~r"(O'nvt\l11$, M1JclJWlil! sh.oU!ld £€e a lot mom around, the ~iD,mlt['~r" .i?erhaps J'lll a flew J!,i®aJt6, rtJiJJ.SI. oJ I:hH h~!9d ~::mJlclli~l:g

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