EAA's Attic - Rolly Cole Trophy
EAA Aviation Museum Program Coordinator Chris Henry examines the Rolly Cole Memorial Trophy, an aerobatic award given to performers who stood out among their peers, in the latest video edition of EAA’s Attic.
In Aerobatic Aircraft
Webinar- Controllability as Affected by Weight and Balance
Gordon Penner, master CFI-Aerobatics, presents a practical description of how critical flying within weight and center of gravity (CG) range is to controllability of the airplane. Including examples of how an out of CG can impact airplane control.
Webinar- Your First Aerobatic Plane
Jim Bourke from the International Aerobatic Club will discuss considerations in choosing the right aerobatic plane for you to step into that won't be too limiting or boring too quickly, but also not too overwhelming to start in.
Patty Wagstaff - Aerobatic Pilot
Three-time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion and longtime air show pilot Patty Wagstaff spoke at the EAA Aviation Museum in November 2018.
Webinar- What Will You Do for an Engine Failure on Takeoff?
Gordon Penner, master CFI-Aerobatics and FAA Gold Seal instructor, discusses decision-making and planning for a possible engine failure on takeoff including the issues associated with the improbable turn back to the runway.
Webinar- How to Prepare for an Unknown Aerobatic Sequence
Jim Bourke from the IAC will discuss the preparation needed for a pilot to adjust their practice in order to fly a sequence that they have never flown before.
One Plus One Equals 110
When Sergei Yakovlev, son of legendary Soviet aircraft designer Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, was working on the aerobatic Yak-55 back in 1980, he probably never imagined anything like this.