2016 Bill Barber Award Winner - Manfred Radius
Air show performers and crew members gathered to honor Manfred Radius at AirVenture 2016.
In Aerobatic Aircraft
A Quick Trip Back to Sun n Fun 2016
The 42nd Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In & Expo took place in Lakeland, Florida, in April 2016. Attendees, including some EAA staff, enjoyed sunny skies, temperate weather and indulging in all things aviation.
Webinar- Freestyle Aerobatics
IAC member Jim Bourke talks about his approach to freestyle aerobatic competition. He will provide tips for anyone aspiring to fly freestyle aerobatics. Additionally, he will break down and discuss the details of his award-winning freestyle routine.
Webinar- Avoiding the Base to Final Turn Accident
Gordon Penner, Master CFI-Aerobatics and FAA Gold Seal Instructor, will present simple and clear explanations of the elements leading up to a base to final stall/spin accident, and will highlight how to recognize and stop these elements.
Webinar- U.S. Unlimited Aerobatic Team
Jim Bourke talks about his experience rising through the ranks to become a U.S. Unlimited Aerobatic Team member. Jim discusses aerobatic competitions from the regional to the world level and highlights all the latest from the U.S. Unlimited Team.
Webinar- Aircraft Control at High Angles of Attack
IAC member Ben Freelove discusses the dynamics and techniques for precise control of airplanes operating at high angles of attack including near stall, post stall and deep stall conditions.
Full-Scale and RC Formation Aerobatics with Matt Chapman
Matt Chapman talks about an unusual air show act: formation aerobatics with one full-scale airplane, the other an RC model. For more about Matt, see the feature story in the July 2016 issue of Sport Aviation magazine. www.EAA.org/sportaviation