23June2017

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Ernest

- Aerobatic pilot and competitor

The next day, which should be the big day for my first flight in the Zlin , ended up being a day in the hangar, since too much gusty cross wind was  blowing. Instead I took the opportunity to learn how to adjust the seat of the plane, at the adjustable backrest and at the bottom, and to put it in just the right position for to reach all the positions of both stick and pedals.

Zlin 50LS from the Aerobatic Club Barcelona SabadellSome aerobatic planes only come as single-seaters. Perhaps you're asking how you can get started flying if you can't train with an instructor on such a plane. Well, everything is a process. I'll tell you what happened in my case and how I came to fly the Barcelona-Sabadell Aeroclub's Zlin Z-50LS single-seater. Mind you, each situation is different and other situations may be similar or different; what I describe below is just one, mine...

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

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