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MIDWEEK UPDATE 17 OCTOBER 2018

GENE SOUCY- SHOWCAT AIRSHOW PILOT PAR EXCELANCE

EXPLORING THE FLIGHT ENVELOPE-THE AVRO 730

A STEMME S10 PILOT REPORT

LEON LEVAVASSEUR-ENGINEER-AIRCRAFT DESIGNER AND INVENTOR



MIDWEEK UPDATE 17 OCTOBER 2018



Situated at the Petit Airfield, Gauteng, South Africa, Kitplanes for Africa produces 12-15 airframe kits and builds up 6 Light Sport Aircraft to test-flight completion per year. The facility is also home to Komati Flight Academy............
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GENE SOUCY- SHOWCAT AIRSHOW PILOT PAR EXCELANCE



Gene Soucy, the son of two pilots soloed in a glider at age fourteen and in a regular airplane at sixteen. He began flying professionally in airshows in 1968. In 1972 qualified for a place on the U.S. aerobatics team that were to...........
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Exploring the flight envelope-The Avro 730



The Avro 730, if it had proceeded into service, it would have replaced the V bombers as the primary airborne platform as a part of Britain's nuclear deterrent was a planned Mach 3 reconnaissance aircraft and strategic bomber................
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A STEMME S10 PILOT REPORT



Dear Stemme friends, On October 22nd 2018 I had a great flight on my Stemme. While it wasn't a record flight or the longest flight in my gliding career, several factors contributed to me wanting to write about it. First of all..............
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Leon Levavasseur-engineer-aircraft designer and inventor



01ALťon Levavasseur's innovations included the V8 engine, direct fuel injection, and evaporative engine cooling. Primarily associated with the Antoinette Company, he continued to experiment with aircraft design after the company............
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