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by WiredforFlight
Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Student Pilot Makes Emergency Landing Near Longmont
Replies: 2
Views: 2129

Student Pilot Makes Emergency Landing Near Longmont

LONGMONT, Colo

WOW what timing, was undergoing a private pilot's exam when one of the blades of the prop came off!

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/31 ... etail.html
by WiredforFlight
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: KTLA News Chopper Engine Catches Fire Midflight
Replies: 0
Views: 1637

KTLA News Chopper Engine Catches Fire Midflight

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-helicopter-emergency-landing,0,3133571.story

KTLA's Sky5 helicopter became the big story on Monday when it began pouring out smoke and had to make an emergency landing in Hollywood.
by WiredforFlight
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Airport Restaurants
Topic: Kansas Touring Stops
Replies: 3
Views: 3319

Re: Kansas Touring Stops

I just got back from a flight to Kansas (Aug 23-26) for a tweet up at the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center. They have an amazing space exhibit and SR-71 VERY well worth the trip to HUT. HUT also has a good stake house right on the field. We also flew to Stearman Field Bar & Grill on Lloyd S...
by WiredforFlight
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Emergency landing on Highway in WI
Replies: 0
Views: 1601

Emergency landing on Highway in WI

A small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 70 W in Minocqua Wisconsin Friday night. The plane's pilot and co-pilot say the plane's engine failed, forcing them to land there. I know this area well, it is heavily wooded with little farm land and I have always thought to look for roads when I h...
by WiredforFlight
Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: news coverage of off airport landing in FL
Replies: 0
Views: 1405

news coverage of off airport landing in FL

Not bad coverage of an off airport landing in FL on a highway.

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nbc-news/48779891/#48779891
by WiredforFlight
Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Tiedown Party
Replies: 4
Views: 2247

Re: Tiedown Party

Was great to meet everyone at the Tiedown party this year. Cant wait for next year.
by WiredforFlight
Thu Aug 09, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Lest you think you can beat density altitude!
Replies: 3
Views: 1958

Re: Lest you think you can beat density altitude!

there is an NTSB prelim. http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/uegm2055hr3yttroxlep2s551/U08082012120000.pdf and here is a bunch of napkin math http://www.reddit.com/r/aviation/comments/xv4th/light_plane_crash_from_pov_camera_i_dont_know_if/c5q19tz more or less looks well over loaded, very hi...
by WiredforFlight
Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Meetups
Topic: UCAP at AirVenture
Replies: 20
Views: 10087

Re: UCAP at AirVenture

Plan on being there Saturday 21st until Sunday 29th. Cant wait to see good friends from all over. Looks like it will be a hot one this year though, so don't forget to pack extra clothing for the heat.
by WiredforFlight
Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:12 am
Forum: Airport Restaurants
Topic: Final Approach at Sheboygan, WI (KSBM)
Replies: 1
Views: 2453

Re: Final Approach at Sheboygan, WI (KSBM)

I too have been there a number of times. Love the fact you can taxi up right next to the restaurant. I would give their food a 3.5/5 though. It is good but not amazing I think, maybe I have just been unlucky not not had good luck, yet this does not stop me from going back.

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