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#4633445 - 01/13/18 10:02 AM Good Crash Landing
Lubener Offline


Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 2608
Loc: N.Ohio
They say a good landing you can walk away from. Nobody hurt here.

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#4633495 - 01/13/18 10:37 AM Re: Good Crash Landing [Re: Lubener]
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 7485
Loc: S California
The pilot missed those trees on his approach. Hitting a tree as you approach will make a mess of the airplane and anyone inside.

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#4633503 - 01/13/18 10:40 AM Re: Good Crash Landing [Re: Lubener]
SatinSilver Offline


Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 10333
Loc: OH
Looked like a nice plane. Sounds like it had issues before the flight. At least it ended pretty well for the pilot. Whew!

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#4633584 - 01/13/18 12:09 PM Re: Good Crash Landing [Re: Lubener]
Pajero Offline


Registered: 05/05/12
Posts: 953
Loc: Rio Rancho, NM
I had a very good friend (pilot) who walk away from three crashes not his fault. Pancreatic cancer killed him two weeks after retiring.





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#4633860 - 01/13/18 05:22 PM Re: Good Crash Landing [Re: Lubener]
BusyLittleShop Offline


Registered: 12/09/11
Posts: 858
Loc: Ca USA
I think the writer meant Rallye as in French aviation company SOCATA Rallye...

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#4653245 - 02/01/18 02:32 PM Re: Good Crash Landing [Re: OneEyeJack]
Yah-Tah-Hey Offline


Registered: 05/26/14
Posts: 3481
Loc: Columbus,Nebraska
Originally Posted By: OneEyeJack
The pilot missed those trees on his approach. Hitting a tree as you approach will make a mess of the airplane and anyone inside.
On takeoff too. See Jim Croce and D-18

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#4653518 - 02/01/18 09:09 PM Re: Good Crash Landing [Re: Lubener]
ms21043 Offline


Registered: 07/14/07
Posts: 334
Loc: hawaii
Are those slats I see on the right wing?..and a bird nest in it?..lol.
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#4656466 - 02/04/18 10:54 PM Re: Good Crash Landing [Re: Lubener]
BusyLittleShop Offline


Registered: 12/09/11
Posts: 858
Loc: Ca USA
Chuck Yeager hit a tree with his P39 wing tip as a favor to Pa Clifford...

"We use to buzz Pa Clifford's ranch all the time Tonopah Nevada, and if
he came out and waved a bed sheet, it meant yo' all come over tonight
for Ma's chow. Mack and I used to fly over and drop the Clifford boys
all kinds of ammo for their hunting, whole belts of thirty-ought-six,
since bullets were hard to come by in wartime. There was a dry lake
bed about a hundred yards from the house, and we would practice
dive-bombing over that lake bed, dropping practice bombs, while Pa
Clifford, down below, watched and laughed like h e 1 1. One day I heard
Pa mention that he'd like to get rid of a tree that stood near the
roadway to the house. The next day, I buzzed that tree in my P-39 and
carefully topped it with my left wingtip. I enjoyed that kind of
challenge, but when I landed there was h e 1 1 to pay. The maintenance
officer demanded to know why my smashed wingtip looked as if it were
taking root-hunks of wood were rammed into it. "I hit a bird," I told
him. "Well," he replied, "that son of a b i t c h must've been sitting in
one helluva nest." I was grounded from flying P-39s for a week. But
there were several BT-13s available, and I flew them instead."
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