Aerobatics

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Observations from the Cockpit Reality from a Higher Perspective   Aerobatics Four wings, fabric and lacing, steel, wood, rubber and wire; a handcrafted conglomeration of effort and hope; a personal creation, given life by designers and craftsmen; hardly the sort of thing you wear, but after squirming into the cockpit and buckling three straps of the parachute, seven...
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Building a Pitts Model 12 Aerobatic Biplane (7 year project)

pitts model 12
Lewis built this beautiful Pitts Model 12 aerobatic biplane.  The project took seven years to complete.  While building this project he was also building a house and writing a book.  The plane has now been flying for 10 years and going strong. This is our daughter Sarah demonstrating how it feels to fly aerobatics in the Pitts.
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The Cricri: Adventures in the Smallest Twin Engine Airplane in the World

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  Cricri: Adventures in the Smallest Airplane in the World When questioned about my aviation background, the easiest answer follows the line “I’ve always been interested in airplanes.”  If pressed further, my thoughts fragment into a million different beginnings and leave me splashing about in memory, doggedly trying to locate the headwaters of a river in a rainfores...
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The Demise of the Cosmic Fish

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    The "She Said" version for the non-pilot reader :) “Hi Linda, I have good news and bad news,” I heard my husband’s voice on the phone.  “The good news is that no one was hurt,” Lewis paused, “The bad news is that we crashed the airplane.”  Choosing the Cosmic Fish My husband Lewis is a professional pilot, flight instructor, author, and experimental airc...
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Piloting for Maximum Performance

Piloting for Maximum Performance
Piloting for Maximum Performance by Lewis Bjork This book is designed to help pilots reinforce and enhance their flying proficiency, this guide provides anecdotes from seasoned flight instructors and pilots offering readers the benefit of their considerable experience. Each chapter provides real-world pilot experiences, technical background information, tips and techniqu...
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