Stephen R. Smith's Blog – August 2011 Archive (1)

Today's misadventure (Aborted takeoff)

Today I taxied out with the intent to fly to Petaluma where I was scheduled to present pictures from my recent OSH trip to the Petaluma EAA chapter.


I performed my run-up, got clearance to take off, pulled out onto the runway, pushed in the throttle and started the takeoff roll. Fifty feet down the runway the engine quit and would not start again.  I rolled off at bravo contacted ground and…


Added by Stephen R. Smith on August 14, 2011 at 1:10am — 14 Comments

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