One Bad Apple: What's the Czech word for "Lawn Dart" ?
edmo: One Bad Apple: What's the Czech word for "Lawn Dart" ?Albatross?I don't know what it is with these planes that they crash so often.I've flown an L-39 once. It's your basic trainer design from 50 years ago - slow to accelerate but fairly forgiving with the straight wing. But you can't get slow, just like any other airplane.
Fear_and_Loathing: Slow is a relative term.
wambu: [i.imgur.com image 850x630]
beta_plus: [www.thegauntlet.com image 850x566]shakes their heads/too soon?
Gwendolyn: I wonder how many of those there are flying in air shows in the US? Whenmi lived in Lock Haven PA I used to know a guywho had a one. One of the nicest guys you'd ever want to meet. Unless he was taking the thing out at 9 am on a Saturday. I lived beside the runway and damn it was loud.I hope it's not him.
CowboyUpCowgirlDown: I'll bet that piece of wreckage jettisoned to the right of the fireball was the pilot in his ejection seat.Feeling toasty, it appears.
Quantum Apostrophe: [static2.pixdaus.com image 850x633]
strutin: Quantum Apostrophe: [static2.pixdaus.com image 850x633]so, we can post this and the LV air races photo Wambu posted but not the mexican bicycle race fatality one.Czech.
Bigdogdaddy: Am I a bad person for wanting to see video?
super_grass: HA HA HA HA HAThe pilot died.FAILLLLLLL XDDD
clear_prop: Only the military is allowed to have ejection seats. The FAA doesn't like the idea of pilots leaving the plane in flight, so all the ex-military jets in civilian hands are supposed to have the ejection seats disabled.
change1211: super_grass: HA HA HA HA HAThe pilot died.FAILLLLLLL XDDDSeriously? What's wrong with you?
Monongahela Misfit: Only the military is allowed to have ejection seats. The FAA doesn't like the idea of pilots leaving the plane in flight, so all the ex-military jets in civilian hands are supposed to have the ejection seats disabled.How difficult is it to re-enable the Ejection Seats?
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