That was a great airshow airplane, and Art was a very good show pilot. Pardon my bias, but Bevo was the best.Art Scholl's Super Chipmunk was capable of an unlimited sequence. Since there were several Chipmunks modified to "Super Chipmunk" status, I guess they could also do the same.
I had the pleasure of seeing Art Scholl do his airshow routine in the Super Chipmonk a couple of times. Man could really put on a show. For an airshow routine, I'd place him second only to Bob Hoover. Both of those guys could fly.That was a great airshow airplane, and Art was a very good show pilot. Pardon my bias, but Bevo was the best.
That they are in the current market is clear."Unlimited" aerobatics and "affordable" are mutually exclusive terms. However, if one is looking for a strong, very capable machine on a budget, one only has to look at an older Pitts project. It is not uncommon to find a complete airframe for less than the cost of the flying wires. If you want turn key, you can buy a very nice Pitts for less than $20k. That's the price of a used SUV.
Anyone who thinks the cost of the machine is a barrier to entry level flying just isn't looking very hard (or has unrealistic expectations).