Woo Hoo!

pilot602

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Come Dec. 6 I get to fly a Great lakes for an hour ... spinning it around the sky!

I'm heading down to Chandler Air Service to do my spin endorsement for my CFI - which my instructor is going to schedule for Early-mid December.

I'm really looking forward to flying an open cockpit, bi-plane.

I'm smilling like a fool right now.
 

SEAN

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better wear a hat, scarf and mittens.....what part of the country are you flying it in? im looking forward to some aerobatics too. kick ass.....
 

Kristie

Mama Bear....
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HOW AWESOME!!!! I've always wanted to fly in one of those!!!! Acrobatics is where the fun's at!

question though - how safe are they since they're open air cockpits? do you only have a seat belt or do they buckle you into the structure of the plane?
 

pilot602

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Sean: I fly in AZ

Kristie: Since Chandler does formal Aerobatic training I'd imagine I'll be wearing a parachute, too. There is a loophole in the FARs for practical tests and CFI rides about not having to wear a chute but because CAS does this formally I'd imagine I'll be straped into one as well as under a 5 point harness.
 

Ophir

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602, yeah, I am getting ready to do my spin training after Vegas. I am going with the owner of the flight school in his Extra! It should be great. I hope do something more than spin too.
 
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