Riverside Airshow 2007
Dr. D's Old Time Aerobatics
Frank Donelly flies a 1946 T-cart (N6588C) to perform aerobatics
routines as they were done in the 1950s and 1960s. It seems a little
tame compared to what some of today's performers do with airframes made
of composite material, but the manuevers are just as difficult to
perform, and are done well by Dr. D. Toward the end of his routine, he
climbs up to a higher altitude and performs several manuevers with the
engine powered down! After that, he performs a landing with the engine
out as well. His influence is Duane Cole, an aerobatic performer from
the 1950s and 60s.
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