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    Default How to kill a light aircraft.

    > > >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].
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    wow!

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    talk about chop suey

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    reminds me i need a new blender....

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