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Posted: 10/28/2010 3:09:16 PM EDT

Link Posted: 10/28/2010 3:11:39 PM EDT
Is that this one?

On 3 May 2009 during a "fast taxi" run at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, XM715 made an unplanned brief flight,[14] reaching a height of about 30 ft before being landed. The aircraft does not have a permit to fly.[15][16] The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) stated that they will not be conducting an investigation.[17] The causes have been identified as the co-pilot failing to reply to the command "throttles back", thus resulting in the pilot having to control the throttles himself, resulting in a brief loss of control of the aircraft, causing it to rise. No legal action is to be taken by the CAA against either of the crew aboard XM715 or the operators of Bruntingthorpe Airfield.[18]
Link Posted: 10/28/2010 3:12:11 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/28/2010 3:12:52 PM EDT by junker46]
I heard the assistant froze on the controls while the elder ex-pilot had to handle the emergency (the pull back on the throttles).

Beat by 32 seconds.
Link Posted: 10/28/2010 3:12:58 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/28/2010 3:16:15 PM EDT
I think I would have gone around
Link Posted: 10/28/2010 3:20:14 PM EDT
The Brits know how to design some odd-looking aircraft...

Link Posted: 10/28/2010 3:33:26 PM EDT
Oh, the ass chewing must have been epic.
Link Posted: 10/28/2010 3:45:44 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Kharn:

The Brits know how to design some odd-looking aircraft...


Yeah, it is a unique looking jet.

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