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Kevin Coleman

Kevin Coleman is one of the younger pilots on the airshow circuit, flying an Extra 300 SHP with a roll rate of 400 degrees per second and +/-10g capabilities. He is a second-generation pilot and air show performer, flying his first show at only 18, and took lessons and aerobatic training with late aviation and aerobatic legend Marion Cole at age 10. Since then, Kevin has logged more than 2,500 hours, has flown at the Red Bull Air Races, and has earned a spot on the U.S. Advanced Aerobatics Team.

Aircraft: Extra 300 SHP General characteristics Crew: 1 or 2 Length: 6.9 m (22 ft 8 in) Wingspan: 8 m (26 ft 3 in) Height: 2.6 m (8 ft 6 in) Wing area: 10.7 m2 (115 sq ft) Airfoil: root: MA 15S ; tip: MA 12S[11] Power plant: 1 × Lycoming AEIO-540-L1B5 6-cylinder air-cooled horizontally-opposed piston engine, 224 kW (300 hp) Propellers: 3 or 4-bladed MT-Propeller composite constant-speed propeller Performance: Stall speed: 102 km/h (63 mph, 55 kn) (VS) at 820 kg (1,808 lb) 111 km/h (69 mph; 60 kn) at 950 kg (2,094 lb) Never exceed speed: 407 km/h (253 mph, 220 kn) Maneuvering speed: (Va) 292 km/h (181 mph; 158 kn)