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The Basic Aerobatic Manual
The Basic Aerobatic Manual is a complete referencefor the beginning aerobatic student, with invaluable unusual attitudeand spin recovery information for the more straight-and-level flyer.This book emphasizes techniques for the Cessna Aerobat models, but thedescribed maneuvers easily translate to other aerobatics-certifiedairplanes.
Starting with stalls, chandelles and lazy-8’s, the student is guidedthrough spins and the Three Fundamentals of basic aerobatics: theaileron roll, loop, and the snap roll. Once these basics are learned,the combination maneuvers (the cloverleaf, for example) are coveredin-depth.
This third edition includes a new chapter on loss of control in-flight(LOC-I), the leading cause of fatal general aviation accidents, tocomplement the chapter on unusual attitudes (upset) recovery for pilotsespecially focused on flight safety. Returning to controlled flightsolely by reference to instruments is examined closely. The chapter onspins and spin recovery benefits from the knowledge gained in over 7,000spins, each having from 3 to 25 turns, in the Cessna Aerobat.
William K. Kershner started his solo aerobatic career in a StearmanN2S at the age of 17. As a flight instructor, he later operated anaerobatic school in Sewanee, Tennessee using a Cessna 152 Aerobat, untilhis death in January, 2007. The third edition of The Basic Aerobatic Manual has been updated by his son William C. Kershner.
Page Count: 128
Illustrations: Figures, drawings, and charts (black and white)
Inclusions: Syllabus, index
ISBN Number: 978-1-64425-188-1
Dimensions: 8.25 x 10.75 inches
Date Published: 2021
Copyright: © 2006-2022 Kershner Flight Manuals, LLC. All rights reserved.
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