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8KCAB Decathlon

Do you have a craving for the wilder side of flight? Or maybe just seek a better grasp on the fundamentals of airmanship? A tailwheel aircraft is by far the best way to go, and the Decathlon does even more! Fully acrobatic capabilities, it is capable of incredible feats such as Loops, Rolls, and especially Spins!  

Allow us a chance to expose you to the "Fourth Dimension" of flight! 

$315/hr wet with instructor

Frequently asked questions

Why try a flight in the Decathlon?


Aerobatic flight requires a pilot to have a BIG picture of the aerodynamics involved in 3D flight. You'll learn things such as Energy Management, Gyroscopics, Upset recovery, and numerous other areas that are fun and transferable to all aspects of your flying skills.




Why chose a Decathlon over other Aerobatic aircraft?


1. Price! The Decathlon does not use a lot of fuel, and is relatively simple in design. 2. Dependability: given it is a relatively simple airframe, it is very tough. 3. Ease of use: The airframe has fantastic and forgiving characteristics that make it a great stepping stone into the world of erobatic flight.




Decathlon Specs


Fully aerobatic aircraft capable of +6.0 and -5.0 G's. It can also sustain inverted flight for up to 2 minutes thanks to its semetrical airfoils and specialized fuel/oil systems.




What's it cost?


We offer two styles of payment for aerobatic training: Package or hourly Acrobatics Package: $2300 This is a package deal that includes the nescessary ground and flight training to familiarize you with the basics of aerobatics. Manuvers presented: Rolls, Loops, Hammerheads, Spins. (4 flights, 4 grounds) Tailwheel Package: $2300 This package is designed to give you all of the exposures needed for the Tailwheel Endorsement. Hourly Rate: $315 This is the hourly rate that includes fuel and pilot. If you want to do a quick joyride, or need additional training, but arent ready to commit to a package. But fair warning, after your first flight you might get hooked!





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205-849-7722

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sundays: By Appointment

Location

4243 E Lake Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35217

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