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Power Loss on Takeoff

Real Pilot Story

When the engine quits at 200 feet, there’s not much time to decide! Watch what happened as Dr. Ron Craig's Piper Arrow lost engine power on takeoff.
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 4:41 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Emergency Procedures
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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