After accomplishing a touch and go landing at the airport in Wendover, Utah, during a moonless night, the pilot initiated a left climbing turn and orientated himself with the departure end of the runway by looking outside and behind the Cessna 182. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, while in cruise flight over Ellisville, Mississippi, the Revelation’s engine lost total power.
During a forced landing to a cemetery, the left wing hit a tree, and the airplane then veered left and hit a tombstone and nosed over. [Read more…]
During a proficiency flight, one of the pilots was demonstrating a slow-flight recovery procedure. He added power and began retracting the Cessna 182’s flaps.
When the flaps passed through 10° toward fully retracted, he felt an uncommanded right yoke control movement.
As he applied more pressure to the control yoke to maintain level flight, both pilots heard a loud pop, and the uncommanded right yoke control movement stopped. [Read more…]
After a 90-minute instrument flight rules flight, the pilot descended toward his home airport in Seagoville, Texas, and attempted six unsuccessful instrument approaches in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC). [Read more…]
The pilot departed the airport for a local flight near Mount Pleasant, Texas, in a Cessna 152. [Read more…]
The pilot reported he had not flown the Glaster in “some time.” He added that, on the day of the accident, he performed a full power run-up and that the airplane “felt normal.” [Read more…]
The pilot reported that the tailwheel-equipped CubCrafters CC11-160 nosed over during landing rollout on a grass runway in Middleton, Wisconsin. [Read more…]
The pilot said the touchdown at the airport in Everett, Washington, in the tailwheel-equipped Taylorcraft BL 65 was normal.
After applying the brakes, the plane turned 45° to the left, and left the runway. It crossed the grass infield, went onto a taxiway, and the left wing hit a hangar. [Read more…]
Before the flight in the experimental Thorp T-18, the pilot unbolted and rebolted the pilot’s seat from its middle position to the forward position.
He did not check to see if the flight control stick movement would be restricted in this new configuration. [Read more…]
A Piper PA-28-140 and a Pitts Special S-1S collided in midair while both airplanes were on final approach to land in Westminster, Maryland.
The Piper was equipped with a two-way radio and the Pitts was not.
Both pilots were flying their airplanes on a visual approach to the same runway. [Read more…]