> > >There's a story behind this picture.
> > >An Aussie doctor had difficulty starting his aircraft.
> > >It had a dead battery. So with ignition on,
> > >a little choke, and brakes OFF, he attempted to start
> > >the aircraft by swinging the prop [pretty standard
> > >procedure for prop job types . . . except the brakes].
> > >It started OK. But since the brakes were off, the craft
> > >rolled away from him. At high taxi speed, its
> > >titanium blade spinning at 85% max
> > >RPM, it cleaned up about six light aircraft belonging to
> > >a
> > >local flying club before coming to a stop.
> > >The attached pic shows the last aircraft attacked by
> > >this runaway airplane [I haven't seen more even
> > >slices in a loaf of bread].
> > >The damage was just under 2 million dollars [US].