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Downwinds will do it every time

Old 24th Feb 2019, 05:22
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Downwinds will do it every time

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-...n-nsw/10843668

Glad the pilot escaped with minor injuries.

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Old 24th Feb 2019, 05:51
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If you are going to chop down trees, why would you use a Tomahawk instead of a chainsaw (or a A320)?

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Old 24th Feb 2019, 06:04
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This is why I only fly in upwinds.
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Old 24th Feb 2019, 23:08
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Originally Posted by A Squared View Post
This is why I only fly in upwinds.
And only fly when there is lift in the air --- with apologies to a very early and famous WW1 accident report.
At least the pilot is OK, and CASA will be able to claim that one less Traumahawk is adding more safety.
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Old 25th Feb 2019, 00:16
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"Downwinds on takeoff" and "landed just short of the airfield" ??
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Old 25th Feb 2019, 04:33
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Canberra Aeronautical Club?

Would that be the same as the Canberra Aero Club?
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Old 25th Feb 2019, 05:54
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It took two writers to produce that article? Glad to hear no serious injuries, assuming that has been correctly reported...
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Old 25th Feb 2019, 08:12
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Looks like he may have voluntarily jettisoned the tailplane in a heroic effort to miss the school.
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