Acro Image

Aerobatics Server

ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [IAC-L:1357] Re: misc Q on John Denver

[International Aerobatic Club] [Communications] [Aerobatics Images]

Disclaimer: These aerobatics pages are developed by individual IAC members and do not represent official IAC policy or opinion.

[Usage Statistics]

ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [IAC-L:1357] Re: misc Q on John Denver


Thread: [IAC-L:1357] Re: misc Q on John Denver

Message: [IAC-L:1357] Re: misc Q on John Denver

Follow-Up To: ACRO Email list (for List Members only)

From: harley at (harley Carnes)

Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 06:33:01 UTC


 'Bwana' Bob Buckley wrote:
> Harley Carnes (harley at wrote:
> >
> > The unofficial theory is that .. he was low, <500 agl, moving fairly
> > quickly and while leaning forward to adjust/reset/redial his txpdr,
> > may have leaned on the stick.  Couple of seconds later - wham.
> >
> Don't they have side yokes (F-16. Airbus), not sticks?
> ========================================================================
> 'Bwana' Bob Buckley      |  "I've snap rolled  |   Hughes Training, Inc.
> Visual Engineering       |     and I can't     | P.O. Box 6171, M.S. 402
> (817) 619-8727           |      pitch up!"     |    Arlington, TX  76005
> bwana at           |                     |          (817) 619-2000
> ========================================================================

Old vernacular habits -- 
stick, yoke, or side controller - a little forward pressure, while
making an adjustment could abbreviate the flight. 

No one can possibly know at this point, anyway. NTSB oughta come up with
something by this time next year, anyway ..


© Dr. Günther Eichhorn
Email Guenther Eichhorn