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Aerobatics (a portmanteau of aerial-acrobatics) is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight.
An aileron (French for "little wing" or "fin") is a hinged flight control surface usually forming part of the trailing edge of each wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.
An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.
Betty Skelton Frankman Erde (June 28, 1926 – August 31, 2011) was a land speed record holder and aerobatics pilot who set 17 aviation and automobile records.
A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets in order to provide greater accuracy for the bomb it drops.
Pseudotsuga menziesii, commonly known as Douglas fir, Douglas-fir and Oregon pine, is an evergreen conifer species native to western North America.
Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.
An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy.
Fairchild was an American aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company based at various times in Farmingdale, New York; Hagerstown, Maryland; and San Antonio, Texas.
A floatplane (float plane or pontoon plane) is a type of seaplane, with one or more slender pontoons (known as "floats") mounted under the fuselage to provide buoyancy.
The Ford Reliability Tour, properly called "The National Air Tour for the Edsel B. Ford Reliability Trophy", was a series of Aerial Tours sponsored in part by Ford from 1925 to 1931 and re-created in 2003.
The gravitational force, or more commonly, g-force, is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight.
The Glenn L. Martin Company was an American aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company founded by aviation pioneer Glenn L. Martin.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Great Lakes BG was an American carrier-based dive bomber of the 1930s.
The Great Lakes Sport Trainer is an American biplane trainer and aerobatic aircraft.
The Great Lakes XSG was an amphibious observation aircraft developed in the United States in the early 1930s for a US Navy competition.
The Great Lakes XTBG-1 was an American prototype torpedo bomber, intended for service in the United States Navy as part of that service's plan to modernise its aerial striking force in the mid-1930s.
The kilogram or kilogramme (symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"), a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at Saint-Cloud, France.
The Martin T4M was an American torpedo bomber of the 1920s.
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.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
Palm Bay is a city in Brevard County, Florida.
Palmer Lake is a Statutory Town in El Paso County, Colorado, United States.
Picea sitchensis, the Sitka spruce, is a large, coniferous, evergreen tree growing to almost 100 m (330 ft) tall, with a trunk diameter at breast height that can exceed 5 m (16 ft).
The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.
Stearman Aircraft Corporation was an aircraft manufacturer in Wichita, Kansas.
A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.
A torpedo bomber is a military aircraft designed primarily to attack ships with aerial torpedoes.
The Travel Air Manufacturing Company was an aircraft manufacturer established in Wichita, Kansas, United States in January 1925 by Clyde Cessna, Walter Beech, and Lloyd Stearman.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The Waco Aircraft Company (WACO) was an aircraft manufacturer located in Troy, Ohio, United States.
The Warner Aircraft Corporation of Detroit, Michigan was the manufacturer of the Scarab family of radial engines for airplanes in 1928 through the early 1930s.