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October 2017 Blog Posts (1)

G-AFZL in the wars again

ZL suffered another nose over incident at the end of August. This time it was Paul, he forgot to reset the throttle starting the engine after blowing out, resulting in the engine revving up at the next swing and the aircraft nosing over the chocks. Luckily the prop missed Paul, but buried itself in the grass. We sent the engine away for a shockload examination and fitted a new prop. No other damage luckily and she's now signed off again, although the weather has turned damp and cloudy, so…

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Added by Steve Sharpe on October 24, 2017 at 5:31am — 3 Comments

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