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Gord Price has been performing airshows since 1976 now flying the prototype Yakovlev YAK-50 built at the Yakovlev Design Bureau in Moscow Russia.

ABOUT GORD
77 years old still pulling +7 G and pushing -5 G.
Transport Canada Surface Level waiver for Airshow Aerobatics in the YAK-50
RCAF 422 CF-104 ‘Starfighter’ Squadron Nuclear strike pilot from 1964-66.
Performs 3 lomcevaks, as taught by Ladislav Bezak, the inventor of the manoeuvre.
Represented Canada at 3 FAI World Aerobatic Championships… 1980, 82,88.
Air Canada Captain for 36 years. Retired from Boeing 747-400 in 2001
Developed the Ultimate Wing and doubled the roll rate of the Pitts Special
Flew CIAS Air Airshow (CNE) 1988 and 2017,2018 and the Oshkosh Air Show 4 times in 80s
Designed, built and flew the ‘Ultimate‘ series of biplanes.
Designer of the extremely popular ‘Ultimate Biplane’ model aircraft.
Flew the Starfighter again in June 2018 …..52 years after being on squadron

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