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Posted: 8/17/2015 2:39:08 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/17/2015 9:07:05 PM EST by CFII]
Link Posted: 8/17/2015 3:57:07 PM EST
We will probably be reading his obituary soon.

Vince
Link Posted: 8/17/2015 4:09:42 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Vinny302:
We will probably be reading his obituary soon.

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How he doesn't get his license yanked after that first video...
Link Posted: 8/17/2015 4:10:50 PM EST
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Originally Posted By CFII:
Well, he is a world famous airshow performer.
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So was Art Scholl.

Vince
Link Posted: 8/17/2015 9:04:07 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/17/2015 9:28:35 PM EST
He put on a decent show here this year. Even broke a rudder pedal during one of his routines. He was working the hell out of that plane too.
Link Posted: 8/17/2015 9:52:01 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Vinny302:
We will probably be reading his obituary soon.

Vince
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I still had training wheels on my bike when dad taught me "There are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots."
Link Posted: 8/17/2015 10:06:24 PM EST
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I still had training wheels on my bike when dad taught me "There are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots."
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Originally Posted By Vinny302:
We will probably be reading his obituary soon.

Vince


I still had training wheels on my bike when dad taught me "There are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots."
Beat me to it!
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 1:53:51 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 2:45:26 AM EST
There's nothing remotely cool about that. Any one of us could do it a couple times, if we didn't give a shit about life.

If he makes it to 60 I'll be impressed.
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 11:16:08 AM EST
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So was Art Scholl.

Vince
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Originally Posted By CFII:
Well, he is a world famous airshow performer.


So was Art Scholl.

Vince


Art was out over the ocean, at altitude. Just sayin, doin it right doesn't protect you.
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 4:36:41 PM EST
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Originally Posted By jestertoo:
Art was out over the ocean, at altitude. Just sayin, doin it right doesn't protect you.
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Very true but Art was famous for that low pass out of the cockpit standing on the wing. Many airshow performs criticized him for that stunt. We do not know what finally did him in. Rumor mill says it was practicing flat inverted spins

Vince
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 4:41:41 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 6:50:17 PM EST
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Originally Posted By BillofRights:
There's nothing remotely cool about that. Any one of us could do it a couple times, if we didn't give a shit about life.

If he makes it to 60 I'll be impressed.
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Dead man walking
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 7:08:20 PM EST
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Very true but Art was famous for that low pass out of the cockpit standing on the wing. Many airshow performs criticized him for that stunt. We do not know what finally did him in. Rumor mill says it was practicing flat inverted spins

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Originally Posted By jestertoo:
Art was out over the ocean, at altitude. Just sayin, doin it right doesn't protect you.


Very true but Art was famous for that low pass out of the cockpit standing on the wing. Many airshow performs criticized him for that stunt. We do not know what finally did him in. Rumor mill says it was practicing flat inverted spins

Vince


Not a rumor. In the early 80's inverted flat spins weren't the known quantity they are today. But who knows, he might have done everything right and maybe a camera came loose and jammed a control.
Link Posted: 8/18/2015 7:09:49 PM EST
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Skip definetly pushes the altitude limits. You can only tie, never beat them. Makes for great show.

Being directly over the people is sketchy. Kinda like that corsair driver. Whatever happened with that? Videos all got pulled.
Link Posted: 8/19/2015 6:32:09 AM EST
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His, and a bunch of other people's, I'm afraid.
Link Posted: 8/19/2015 7:36:59 PM EST
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His, and a bunch of other people's, I'm afraid.
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We will probably be reading his obituary soon.

Vince


His, and a bunch of other people's, I'm afraid.


He's no Sean D Tucker, that's for sure.
Link Posted: 8/31/2015 6:53:09 PM EST
Irresponsible pilot jeesh. I don't care how "good" you are, you just don't put others at risk. His life wont be too long...
Link Posted: 8/31/2015 10:36:15 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/1/2015 6:12:29 AM EST by burntcrispy]
I've seen him quite a bit since he's a local to my region. Flies FedEx as a "real job" and airshow for fun. I really enjoy watching him fly but it seems that every time I see him he tries push everything just a little more and flies lower and lower. I saw him do this routine over the MS river and I bet he wasn't 3 feet above the water when doing this "knife edge" maneuver. It's fun to watch and even more fun to fly (I imagine). I wish him the best of luck and hope luck is always on his side but when flying that close to the edge at such low altitudes it only takes one small mechanical malfunction to turn a plane into a fire pit.










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