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by One Winged Junkie
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Random Everything
Topic: Diamond Aircraft demos new auto-land system (Video)
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Diamond Aircraft demos new auto-land system (Video)

http://www.euronews.com/2012/11/28/small-aircraft-smart-safety (video) https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2012/december/19/diamond-to-offer-auto-landing-in-2016 https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2015/september/22/diamond-debuts-autoland-system Diamond Aircraft reports that it ha...
by One Winged Junkie
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Russian Monoplanes
Topic: My first Yak
Replies: 23
Views: 2120

Re: My first Yak

Congrats on the Sportsman routine, must have been fun... I attended IAC67 Acro Camp at KEPH June 8,9,10. I arrived with 11.5 hrs in the Yak55, and flew only once per day. Three 15 minute sessions with critique & instruction are offered per day, but I was not "G'd up" enough to take advantage of them...
by One Winged Junkie
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Engine Failure in Yak 50 (Video)
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Engine Failure in Yak 50 (Video)

Engine Failure in Yak 50: The positive effect of remaining calm. YAK-50A YAK 50 loses oil pressure over the Lake District at 1250ft. Engine runs until dry before seizing, gearbox u/s and windmilling prop at 3100ft followed by glide, wheels up (no flaps on the 50) into a rough field with an upslope a...
by One Winged Junkie
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Hybrid Monoplanes
Topic: What is the best location for a Smoke Tank on an Edge540 with MX Wing?
Replies: 2
Views: 581

Re: What is the best location for a Smoke Tank on an Edge540 with MX Wing?

I got permission from Jorge to post this. Let me see if I can find him to post more about his airplane...

youngman1 wrote:
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:44 am
Would love to hear/see more about the Edge/MX wing project.
by One Winged Junkie
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Plane hits & kills 500-pound alligator at Orlando Executive Airport
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Plane hits & kills 500-pound alligator at Orlando Executive Airport

http://www.clickorlando.com/news/plane-hits-alligator-at-orlando-executive-airport What should have been a smooth landing turned scaly when a pilot at Orlando Executive Airport hit an 11-foot alligator that was crossing the runway. Local pilot Brad Pierce posted a photo to Facebook on Tuesday, showi...
by One Winged Junkie
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashes (Kyrgyzstan ) 1/15/17
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashes (Kyrgyzstan ) 1/15/17

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38633526 http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-0...tan-residences https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=vedzy7-OR4s (Aerial video of crash site) https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=WOrnaiIKM88 (active crash site - video) http://mak-iac.org/uploa...