Skydancing by David Robson
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By David Robson


Aerobatic Flight Techniques

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Skydancing by David Robson

Book Description

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781560273899
ISBN-10: 1560273895
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 184mm x 11mm)
Pages: 178
Imprint: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Robson

David Robson is the author of Skydancing and Transition to Twins and was the editor of Aviation Safety Digest.

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