View Single Post
Old Oct 08, 2012, 05:43 AM
Danny_l is offline
Find More Posts by Danny_l
Registered User
Danny_l's Avatar
South Africa, WC, Cape Town
Joined Oct 2011
414 Posts
In my 20 plus years of flying I've never found an easier nitro aerobatic trainer,
Sure, the Twist is good if you want to learn aerobatics.

IMO the person who has just got past the stage of learning to fly solo with a high-wing (most of them with generoud Dihedral) trainer and is looking for his first low-wing plane is not yet ready for a plane that is designed for full aerobatics.

The question in the OP of this thread was what is a good plane after a trainer, and I dont think that the Twist or any other full aerobatic plane is suitable.

A suitable plane would be with a low-wing, low wing loading, some dihedral and a non-simetric airfoil shaped wing. this will allow it to be flown relatively slow without risking a stall yet will be possible to do a fair degree of aerobatics once the pilot becomes familiar and confident with it.

As an example, google the Hangar-9 Pulse 60. any similar plane would be suitable.


Danny_l is offline Find More Posts by Danny_l
Reply With Quote