Tested: Stalling and Rolling in a Biplane!

Since Battlefield 1 came out, we’ve been in awe of some of the amazing stunts pilots are able to achieve in-game. To see if these manuevers would actually be possible and learn more about how World War 1-era biplanes worked, we jump into a biplane ourselves for a thrilling lesson in stunt aeronautics! (A huge thanks to Hoagy de la Plante for taking us up in his biplane!)

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8 thoughts on “Tested: Stalling and Rolling in a Biplane!

  1. that video sure came out of nowhere 🙂 very cool, though, and special shoutout to norm for channeling our collective dork by asking for a barrel roll.

  2. Way cool! The basics of flight dynamics is really demonstrable when explained with the use of a simple craft. Pure flying right there!

    Did you guys end up getting that 3 point landing?

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