Incidents

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Year: 2018
Total Records: 2
   
 Incidents
 
Motor unit fire
Location: Centennial Park, Frederick, CO
Date:07/07/2018 Time:1800
Remarks: While running up the engine immediately prior to inflation, I heard an unfamiliar noise that sounded like a prop strike. I immediately killed the engine. Another pilot looked at the motor on my back and said that the manual starter had failed somehow. I took it back to my truck and began to remov (read more)


Prop strike
Location: Van Buren, AR
Date:02/08/2018 Time:14:30
Remarks: This incident-accident occurred post repair/replacement of a throttle cable and handle assembly. The original stock cable and handle was functioning normally. The student pilot wanted a different style handle.

Pilot removed stock cable and handle and replaced with a new style cable and hand (read more)