* to fly in tribute to THE FRENCH CONNECTION.
Daniel Heligoin and Montaine Mallet were friends, and Adam worked as an aerobatic Instructor-Pilot for them at MUDRY AVIATION in Florida.
* to prove that, as Richard Bach writes :
« You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true.”
CAPTENS also represents other challenges, some more obvious than others :
Marianne: “Even as flight instructors with many thousands of hours of CAP 10 time, formation aerobatics are difficult.
At 250 km/h, wing tips just meters apart, you have to fly figures in perfect harmony of speed, G-forces and radius.”
Adam: “Because of small-time local politics, we can’t train over home base at Annecy and have to ferry-flight far afield to keep sharp.”