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Index Aerobatics

Aerobatics (a portmanteau of aerial-acrobatics) is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight. [1]

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An accident, also known as an unintentional injury, is an undesirable, incidental, and unplanned event that could have been prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence.

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Aero GP

Aero GP is an international air racing series with up to eight specially designed high-performance sports planes all racing together at speeds of up to 400 km/h (250 mph) around a tight circuit just metres off the ground and from each other.

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Aerobatic maneuver

Aerobatic maneuvers are flight paths putting aircraft in unusual attitudes, in air shows, dogfights or competition aerobatics.

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An aerosol is a suspension of fine solid particles or liquid droplets, in air or another gas.

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Air racing

Air racing is a highly specialised type of motorsport that involves airplanes or other types of aircraft that compete over a fixed course, with the winner either returning the shortest time, the one to complete it with the most points, or to come closest to a previously estimated time.

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Air show

An air show, (or airshow, air fair, air tattoo) is a public event where aircraft are exhibited.

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An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine, propeller or rocket engine.

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Alpha 2000

The Alpha Aviation Alpha 2000 is a two-seat, all-metal training and general aviation aircraft built in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Aresti Catalog

The Aresti Catalog is the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) standards document enumerating the aerobatic manoeuvers permitted in aerobatic competition.

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Barnstorming was a form of entertainment in which stunt pilots performed tricks, either individually or in groups called flying circuses.

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Black Cats (Royal Navy)

The Black Cats are the Royal Navy's helicopter display team.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Cessna 152

The Cessna 152 is an American two-seat, fixed tricycle gear, general aviation airplane, used primarily for flight training and personal use.

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Colored smoke

Colored smoke is a kind of smoke created by an aerosol of small particles of a suitable pigment or dye.

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Competition aerobatics

Competition aerobatics is an air sport in which judges rate the skill of pilots performing aerobatic flying.

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A dogfight, or dog fight, is an aerial battle between fighter aircraft, conducted at close range.

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Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.

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Extra EA-200

The Extra 200 (Type EA-200) is a two-seat, tandem arrangement, low-wing aerobatic monoplane with conventional (taildragger) landing gear fully capable of Unlimited category competition, built by Extra Flugzeugbau.

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Extra EA-300

The Extra Flugzeugbau EA300 is a two-seat aerobatic monoplane capable of Unlimited category competition.

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Farnborough Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long, biennial event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow.

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Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

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Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.

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Flight is the process by which an object moves through an atmosphere (or beyond it, as in the case of spaceflight) without contact with the surface.

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Flight dynamics

Flight dynamics is the study of the performance, stability, and control of vehicles flying through the air or in outer space.

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Flight Unlimited

Flight Unlimited is a 1995 aerobatic flight simulator video game developed and published by Looking Glass Technologies.

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A flypast is a ceremonial or honorific flight by a group of aircraft or a single aircraft.

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Formation flying

Formation flying is the disciplined flight of two or more aircraft under the command of a flight leader.

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The gravitational force, or more commonly, g-force, is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight.

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G-force induced loss of consciousness (abbreviated as G-LOC, pronounced 'JEE-lock') is a term generally used in aerospace physiology to describe a loss of consciousness occurring from excessive and sustained g-forces draining blood away from the brain causing cerebral hypoxia.

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Glider (sailplane)

A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.

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In aviation, in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and elsewhere, HASELL or alternatively HASEL, is a standard mnemonic to prompt a series of checks prior to carrying out many types of manoeuvres, such as stalls, spins, spiral dives or aerobatics.

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A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Immelmann turn

The term Immelmann turn refers to two different aircraft maneuvers.

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Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF; IAST: Bhāratīya Vāyu Senā) is the air arm of the Indian armed forces.

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List of aerobatic aircraft

An aerobatic aircraft is an aerodyne (a heavier-than-air aircraft) used in aerobatics, both for flight exhibitions and aerobatic competitions.

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List of air display teams

Many air forces, some navies, and even a few private organizations, have established air display teams to perform in domestic and international air shows.

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MBB Bo 105

The Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Bo 105 is a light, twin-engine, multi-purpose helicopter developed by Bölkow of Ottobrunn, Germany.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Microsoft Flight Simulator X (abbreviated to FSX) is a 2006 flight simulation computer game originally developed for, and published by Microsoft Game Studios for Microsoft Windows.

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A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Pitts Special

The Pitts Special (company designations S1 and S2) is a series of light aerobatic biplanes designed by Curtis Pitts.

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A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.

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Radio-controlled aerobatics

Radio-controlled aerobatics is the practice of flying radio-controlled aircraft in maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight.

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Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time.

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A referee or simply ref is the person of authority in a variety of sports who is responsible for presiding over the game from a neutral point of view and making on-the-fly decisions that enforce the rules of the sport, including sportsmanship decisions such as ejection.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Spanish Air Force

The Spanish Air Force (SPAF) (Ejército del Aire; literally, "Army of the Air") is the aerial branch of the Spanish Armed Forces.

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Spin (aerodynamics)

A spin is a special category of stall resulting in autorotation about the vertical axis and a shallow, rotating, downward path.

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Split S

The Split S is an air combat maneuver mostly used to disengage from combat.

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Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

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Stick and Rudder

Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying is a book written in 1944 by Wolfgang Langewiesche, describing how airplanes fly and how they should be flown by pilots.

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Sukhoi Su-26

The Sukhoi Su-26 is a single-seater aerobatic aircraft from the former Soviet Union, powered by a single radial reciprocating engine.

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Sukhoi Su-29

The Sukhoi Su-29 is a Russian two-seat aerobatic aircraft with a 268 kW (360 hp) radial engine.

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Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.

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Vaporization (or vapourisation) of an element or compound is a phase transition from the liquid phase to vapor.

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Westland Lynx

The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.

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X-Plane (simulator)

X-Plane is a flight simulator produced by Laminar Research.

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702 Naval Air Squadron

702 Naval Air Squadron (702 NAS) was a naval squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerobatics

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