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Dudley Henriques

Dudley Henriques

President Emeritus
International Fighter Pilots Fellowship

Retired professional pilot, adviser and consultant flight safety, display flying and aerobatics.

ICAS # 26590

Sunday, 14 February 2016 10:53

Safety On The Airshow Downline

Usually when I write on aerobatic and/or airshow safety, the area I cover concerns warbirds. I’d like to depart from that format for this article because I believe the issue I want to discuss with you here is one of the most important and dangerous issues facing pilots flying today’s ultra high performance aircraft. The issue in discussion here today concerns that area of a display routine we call “ The Downline.”

"Aerobatics is the hidden rythm of our soul..."