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#1 DizzyD

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Posted 28 July 2017 - 01:13

I heard N7535G R44 suffered tail boom strike during a rumored hard landing


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Posted 28 July 2017 - 16:04

Well if that is the case, that then becomes structural damage rendering it unairworthy. It wont be a rumor once classified as an accident and you wont have to guess. :)
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Posted 28 July 2017 - 20:30

Is it unairworthy if let's say the tail requires a separate flight plan?  LOL Most importantly, I was told there were no injuries!


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Posted 28 July 2017 - 21:36

Are you talking about a stinger strike (relatively innocuous), or the blade flexing down to hit the boom (oh, dear...)?

 

Totally different kettles of poisson.


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Posted 29 July 2017 - 06:16

But....what happens if you manage both?...hmm
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Posted 29 July 2017 - 11:58

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 13:57

Looks like this pilot plead the 5th from that report! Lol
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