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March 05, 2007

Deadstick diver

Here's a clip about a pilot who likes to practice "energy management" maneuvers -- flying a powered craft as a glider. Note the still propellors below.

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Update: CodeWritinFool writes, "I had the pleasure of seeing Bob Hoover perform 'energy management' live and with my own eyes. The year was 1992 or 1993 and he flew that same model of airplane in your clip. The guy was just amazing."

Posted by joke du jour at March 5, 2007 07:02 PM

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