1996 – N637KM – Michael Hampson – Velocity SE/FG – Dublin, GA – 0

While en route the pilot first heard engine roughness, then observed high oil temperature indication and experienced momentary binding of the aileron flight controls. The engine oil temperature reached the maximum red line and also the engine began to run rough. He performed a forced landing in a field and during the landing roll, the […]

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Magazine: Sport Aviation June 1996 – Velocity Flying Qualities

Magazine: Sport Aviation June 1996 – Velocity Flying Qualities

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1996 – N28KJ – Moses Ezekiel – Velocity SE/FG – Pembroke Pines, FL – 0

Just after takeoff from runway 9L, the aircraft’s engine lost power, and the pilot declared an emergency. Witnesses reported hearing a ‘loud pop’ before the power loss. A witness wrote that shortly after the power loss, ‘within 2 seconds the aircraft appeared to go into the initial stage of a stall, the wings dipped slightly […]

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1996 – N525V – Bill Richards – Velocity SE/RG – Longmont, CO – 0

1996 – N525V – Bill Richards – Velocity SE/RG – Longmont, CO – 0

This airplane would later be involved in this accident. During takeoff, the aircraft failed to achieve sufficient airspeed and overran the departure end of runway 29. Density altitude at the time was 7,500 feet. The pilot said he was aware of a high density altitude, and had purposely serviced the airplane with a partial load […]

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Magazine: Velocity Views – 1996

Velocity Views – 1996 V5 – Q1 1996 Download 1996 Florida Fly-in V7 – Q2 1996 Download Bahamas Fly-in, Franklin Engine, IFR Certification V6 – Q3 1996 Download Flying the Elite, Dynamic Wings, First Bahamas Fly-in V8 – Q4 1996 Download John Vukos first flight, Deep Stall, Franklin Engine   V5 – Q1 1996 1996 […]

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