Walter Extra

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An Extra 300 during landing.

Walter Extra is a German award-winning aerobatic pilot, chief aircraft designer and founder of Extra Flugzeugbau (Extra Aircraft Construction), a manufacturer of aerobatic aircraft.[1][2]

Extra began designing aircraft after competing in the 1982 World Aerobatic Championships. His aircraft constructions revolutionized the aerobatics flying scene and still dominate world competitions. The German pilot Klaus Schrodt won his world championship title flying an aircraft made by the Extra firm.

The range of aircraft which he has designed and which his company built includes two cruising planes besides five varied aerobatics machines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home Page". Extra Aircraft. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  2. ^ McClellan, J. Mac. "The Extra 500 Now Has a Chance". Flying Magazine (Flying Magazine). Retrieved 7 June 2010. 

Coordinates: 51°36′45″N 06°51′40″E / 51.61250°N 6.86111°E / 51.61250; 6.86111