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deanfi

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  • Birthday 10/10/1965

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  1. This YouTube video was taken on a older / previous flight in the aircraft that crashed ,on this flight I count 7 including camera person but may be more, hard to see .
  2. Looking at this video it is hard to see but I think the elevator / stabilator is missing in the dive https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/eyewitness-recounts-horror-of-deadly-skydiving-plane-crash-in-sweden/video/5731d48185186903a84e85603e5586c5
  3. Sadly Another big loss of life, this link has a picture of a Gipps Ga8 not sure if that was the type involved, there is some video on twitter , it is a very fast impact , maybe no wings attached https://www.thelocal.se/20190714/nine-killed-in-plane-crash-in-northern-sweden https://mobile.twitter.com/AmichaiStein1/status/1150414446747107328
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  5. Worst nightmare would be a chute opening in the plane , has and will continue to happen for a variety of reasons. If your lucky it will remain inside and not wrap around the tail , this video is of a premature opening
  6. Sadly ABC are now reporting 11 deaths , over on Kathryn's report it says that aircraft had a spin incedent in 2016 http://www.kathrynsreport.com/
  7. One of the pilots named in this article https://times-age.co.nz/crash-pilot-remembered/
  8. Wonder how much of a penalty in terms of speed , drag , range etc that struts would of added , I know the early 210's had them but they where a different aircraft , a lot is probably market driven with sleek look adding more sales and 10 knots faster than the competition etc , from AOPA site regarding looks , probably more to it though "For 1967 the dowdy struts gave way to a new cantilever wing with 3 degrees of dihedral. Many pilots thought that these first strutless 210s looked funny, so Cessna reduced the dihedral angle by half for the 1969 model, necessitating a rudder-aileron interconnect to maintain suitable directional stability at low speeds. " https://www.flightsafetyaustralia.com/2014/11/crack-to-the-future/ "If you own a Cessna 210, you will still be able to fly your aircraft. The SIDs which look at the lower wing spar cap, if implemented into a proper maintenance program, will allow your aircraft to continue flying safely for up to 30,000 hours. It is a case of ‘do your inspection and get back to the future’. "
  9. Media is reporting the aircraft was a Thompson avation geophysical survey company 210 Condolences to all who knew the crew
  10. I remember a sad accident 7 years ago involving a Thorpe T18 that broke up inflight , wake turbulence may have been a factor , something to think about , I was watching a A380 a few weeks ago with beautifully vortex contrails visible and it was amazing how quick they descended from 30, 0000 plus to around 5, 000 or so , hard to judge height accurately but it was a huge descent very rapidly. Thorpe accident report https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=150966
  11. Some people push down on the stabilator to swing the aircraft around , pretty stupid thing to do , https://www.bcaviation.ca/bcga-news/repositioning-a-cessna-aircraft-by-pushing-down-on-the-tail-an-expensive-lesson-learned
  12. The story and pictures are over on Kathryn's report http://www.kathrynsreport.com
  13. regarding the war emergency power , I believe there where quite a few ways this extra power was achieved . some I can think of where methanol-water injection , nitrous oxide injection by the germans , Raising supercharger boost pressure and also just opening the throttle more , no doubt there where other ways also , I guess the p51's and such running around Reno pulling 135 inchs are operating at war emergency power plus some
  14. Sad accident , just on a side note I think the camo paint or wrap is a bad idea , bright or fluro colours especially on small machine would be better, Condolence to family and friends
  15. fast electric http://newsinflight.com/2019/01/02/rolls-royce-is-building-the-worlds-fastest-all-electric-aircraft/?fbclid=IwAR052OROupC59a_5ub7VoHaR-ECfvJhzAN5hBuwxxdOk5HMz1S98a1owXLM
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