Gene Soucy has been performing air shows for 30 years. The skills of this three-time National Aerobatic Champion are apparent as he flies his Grumman ShowCat through a series of slow, gentlemanly and very loud aerobatics.
Sean Tucker puts his Oracle biplane through its paces at Oshkosh, with maneuvers that no other biplane can perform. Among his unique showpieces is a triple ribbon cut. He flies through the ribbons, which are only 25 feet off the ground, at 220 mph in right knife-edge for the first ribbon, then left knife-edge, and finally inverted.
Matt Younkin flies aerobatics in his Twin Beech 18, the only one in the world to do so.
All photos: Mo Spuhler
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