05 – Aerobatics in the Clouds
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In this episode we hear from a world renowned aerobatics pilot, from when he was a little bit too excited to get somewhere and it didn’t go as he had expected. Above are pictures of the actual Sukhoi flown in the story. The Following is quoted from Nikolay’s website. You can find more information about him and his business there. Nikolay earned his Masters Degree in both Aeronautical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He was also one of the Engineers who worked on the development of the SU-26M for Sukhoi. 1991: His first visit to the USA was as part of the SU-26 Demonstration team that performed at Oshkosh. 1992: He won his 1st World Unlimited Aerobatic Championship title in France. He also attended the Las Vegas December meeting of ICAS (International Council of Air Shows) as the guest of a US friend. 1994: He competed in the Brietling Grand Prix at Sanford, FL. 1995: He won his 2nd World Aerobatic Unlimited Championship title in South Africa. He also competed in the Breitling Grand Prix in Miarmar,…