Columbia Launches Unique Demonstration Tour Featuring Sean D. Tucker
March 29, 2006 (Bend, OR) Columbia Aircraft announced today that it is launching a second product demonstration of a truly unique nature the Columbia Airshow Tour featuring Sean D. Tucker. World-renowned aerobatics performer Sean D. Tucker will be flying a Columbia 400SL at major airshows throughout the United States in 2006 performing a routine demonstrating upset recovery techniques. The goal of the tour is to demonstrate the capabilities of the Columbia the only Utility Category aircraft certified since 1968 – and also to promote Tuckers E-PATS (Executive Pilot Awareness Training School). All maneuvers demonstrated fall within the Columbias higher G limit load for Utility Category aircraft and some maneuvers are also those used in the E-PATS program.