Ali Machinchy is always one of those pilots you can count on for flying something intersting, exciting and entertaining! Ali is most often seen and better known in the hobby industry as an accomplished demo Pilot. A true showman through and through, Ali performed at flightline central at the US Air Meet with an impressive T-tailed all composite 7 meter span glider/sailplane. What made this demo exciting was that it was powered by a turbine powered jet engine attached just behind the cockpit! The plane was detailed inside and out and look like it just came out of the molds, but his flight was simply amazing. Even in the constant wind, Ali flew amazing aerobatics including slow and point rolls, inverted flight and other wing bending high-G maneuvers. If you’ve never see Ali fly, put it on your bucket-list! It is simply amazing. Oh! And he flies it at night too!
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