2018 – N787SB – John Berman- Velocity XL/RG – Sante Fe, NM – 0

2018 – N787SB – John Berman- Velocity XL/RG – Sante Fe, NM – 0

Very little now as of yet. “N787SB was in an accident near Santa Fe last evening. the pilot was transported to the hospital and was conscious.” The update appears to be that John was flying alone and got into an area of low visibility (likely clouds) at night and started icing up. The controllers were […]

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2016 – N735D – Steve Cabiroy – Velocity XL/RG – WEST POINT, VA – 0

2016 – N735D – Steve Cabiroy – Velocity XL/RG – WEST POINT, VA – 0

Apparently Steve was practicing max weight departure anate, and then could not stop on the aborted takeoff, running off the departure end of the runway. (he would later have a more serious accident in Florida). | FAA | NTSB initial | NTSB factual | NTSB probable cause | News |  

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2016 – N916TC – Mohamed Nasr – Velocity XL/RG – Sebastian, FL – 0

2016 – N916TC – Mohamed Nasr – Velocity XL/RG – Sebastian, FL – 0

Apparently Mohamed and his son were on-board and departing for Airventure in Oshkosh when the engine lost power and they went through trees on the departure end of the runway at Sebastian/the Factory. Luckily both were Ok. A small plane crashed Saturday morning on the Sebastian Municipal Airport property The plane crashed on the airport […]

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2015 – N224SM – Terry Mueller – Velocity XL/RG – Moultrie,GA – 0

2015 – N224SM – Terry Mueller – Velocity XL/RG – Moultrie,GA – 0

Terry reports that, on a recent flight, his gear retracted after riding over a bump in the pavement. This aircraft had a previous accident also. This past weekend I did some flying as usual to Tifton GA for work. Saturday took a short flight to Spence field in Moultrie GA to take in a car […]

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2014 – N301EF – Funk – Velocity XL/RG – Atlanta, GA – 0

2014 – N301EF – Funk – Velocity XL/RG – Atlanta, GA – 0

Nose gear failure on shimy. On October 1, 2014, about 2105 eastern daylight time, a Funk Velocity XLRG experimental amateur-built airplane, N301EF, sustained minor damage during a hard landing to Cobb County – McCollum Field (RYY), Atlanta, Georgia. The private pilot was not injured. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed […]

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2014 – N585V – Dick Harpster – Velocity XL/FG – Carthage, NC – 0

2014 – N585V – Dick Harpster – Velocity XL/FG – Carthage, NC – 0

Apparently another main gear failure in an XL/FG.  It seems the C reinforcements are not adequate, and the ‘sock’ type are required. A local pilot escaped injury early Saturday when his Velocity XLFG, a kit-built fixed wing single engine aircraft, crash landed at Gilliam-McConnell Air Field in Carthage. The plane’s owner and pilot Richard Harpster […]

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