Date: 13 Feb 99 02:26:03 From: "Reino F." <firstname.lastname@example.org> References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1
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The modetor made a comment that test pilot Tex Johnston made a barrell roll during Gold Cup race for hydroplanes. Very important for Boeing were airline managers who were in a boat watching the show. Johnston said in a TV interview that "I was just selling aeroplanes, the barrell roll was my idea". More info about 1955 event: http://www.seattletimes.com/news/lifestyles/html98/altwats_110398.html "He did the roll in front of 200 000 people and representives of all the airlines in the world". Reino F.