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#1 Pappy

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 07:45 AM

These look like my normal landings in a Pitts.  :laugh2:

 


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#2 Bill from NH

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 09:49 AM

Those pilots sure know how to get their barf bags used!  :laugh2:


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Posted 22 March 2018 - 09:54 AM

Poof! LOL

You aren't "just a stunt pilot" - you're an international stunt pilot :dance3: :tease:

Flaps, gear, fire extinguisher....rosary.....


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Posted 22 March 2018 - 10:36 AM

I used to fly years and years ago and I remember my instructor telling me that exact thing, you can always go around.

 

I monitor the tower at a local municipal airport; recently I head the pilot of a TBM on final who felt he was getting too close to a Cherokee ahead of him. He said to tower “I’m outta’ hear” the tower told him he could rejoin the downwind mid field and he’s still clear to land.


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Posted 23 March 2018 - 12:49 PM

The Ptts S-2 is one of the greatest planes ever. If I had followed through and got my GA licence it would have been

one of my first choices for my own plane. That or an Extra 300.



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Posted 23 March 2018 - 05:11 PM

Dave,

 

I bought a new Pitts S2A in 1982, it was the last year they made the S2A. It had a little taller landing gear for better 3 point landings and symmetrical ailerons to increase the roll rate. I kept it about 7 months, sold it and bought a Pitts S1T. Same 200hp engine and prop but a smaller, faster, more maneuverable plane. A good plane would be a Pitts S2C. 260hp, larger control surfaces and it will do a double hammerhead. 

 

I'd hate to think what an Extra 300 would cost, probably around $300,000.00 or more. 


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Posted 02 April 2018 - 09:46 AM

That last one disappearing into the tree line followed by a fireball had me laughing AND in total horror at the same time !!!!!!  :shok:


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Posted 03 April 2018 - 02:00 PM

Worst part of that part of the video was that it was in front of a large air show put on by Airbus for potential

buyers of the plane. 



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Posted 04 April 2018 - 05:36 AM

When Tex Johnson demonstrated the 707 to airline officials he did a slow roll.

 


Jim "Butch" Dunaway
 
Anything is possible IF you don't know what you are talking about.
 
When you are dead, you don't know you are dead. It is difficult only for the others.
It's the same when you are stupid.

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