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TRAINING & SAFETY

Propping Accident (Prop Attack!)

Real Pilot Story

In this Real Pilot Story find out how a hot magneto and pilot complacency converged at the wrong time. It's a good reminder of why we, as pilots, should always handle a propeller as though it will turn over unexpectedly, because it might. Just ask Bruce Stanfield.
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 2:26 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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This video qualifies for AOPA Accident Forgiveness.