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Engine Failure in IMC

Real Pilot Story

It was a perfect day for instrument approaches—but the engine wasn't up to the task. Would the pilot be able to find a field? Would the airplane shake itself to pieces before he did?
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 9:14 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Emergency Procedures, IFR Procedures
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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