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Low Rollover



Jeff Ethell: "I said I would like to do a few rolls. Igor said, `Fine, we'll just do them by the runway. We'll come down and then I want you to roll it and pitch up in a half loop for landing.' If you did this at an American airbase you wouldn't have your career left. So here we come roaring across the runway, I mean zipping along, and I figure I'm pretty low and he says, `You're not low enough.' So I bump the stick a little bit forward and down we come and I mean we were low."



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