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Re: Finally......
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2023, 12:18:19 PM »
It's amazing what some people will do for attention..

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Re: Finally......
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2023, 02:34:16 PM »
amazed it took this long.


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Re: Finally......
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2023, 11:43:21 AM »
Pity he did not earn a Darwin award. I fully expect to see some copycats, probably based on stealing the plane, to happen in the next couple years.
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Re: Finally......
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2023, 01:39:04 PM »
Girl from down the road here (youtube "star") flew her Debonaire into the ground a week or so ago, killed her and her father. She supposedly had 400 hours of flight time. Saw her videos on youtube, she should never have even been given a basic certificate, and a Cessna 152 was probably beyond her meager skills set. What passed for a CFI these days is frightening. She was apparently fighting with the old autopilot, and over compensating with her manual trim. Ended up going straight in at a 50 degree dive, and 216 MPH.
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Re: Finally......
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2023, 02:47:05 PM »
Wow. I didn't know a 152 would go that fast! :bolt:

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Re: Finally......
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2023, 03:02:39 PM »
can't believe that guy only got 6 months for that.
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Re: Finally......
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2023, 04:38:15 PM »
Girl from down the road here (youtube "star") flew her Debonaire into the ground a week or so ago, killed her and her father. She supposedly had 400 hours of flight time. Saw her videos on youtube, she should never have even been given a basic certificate, and a Cessna 152 was probably beyond her meager skills set. What passed for a CFI these days is frightening. She was apparently fighting with the old autopilot, and over compensating with her manual trim. Ended up going straight in at a 50 degree dive, and 216 MPH.

TNFlygirl or something like that. I saw that on blancolirio.
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Re: Finally......
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2023, 05:01:26 PM »
Wow. I didn't know a 152 would go that fast! :bolt:
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She crashed a beech debonair.   

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Re: Finally......
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2023, 06:29:43 PM »
Ah. my bad. That one might go that fast?

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Re: Finally......
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2023, 07:06:55 PM »
All the way to the crash site.

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Re: Finally......
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2023, 07:27:04 PM »
Ah. my bad. That one might go that fast?

Yes, the Debonair is a fairly hot little ride. And she was in a 50 degree dive, at full throttle.
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Re: Finally......
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2023, 08:10:44 PM »
Yes, the Debonair is a fairly hot little ride. And she was in a 50 degree dive, at full throttle.

Seems kind of bizarre to crash like that... would the plane just not pull up? Was she asleep at the wheel?
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Re: Finally......
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2023, 06:30:06 PM »
Seems kind of bizarre to crash like that... would the plane just not pull up? Was she asleep at the wheel?


Probably just screwing around with the autopilot trim and manual trim settings, and forgot to look at the airspeed indicator (or out the window).

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Re: Finally......
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2023, 06:53:47 PM »
Girl from down the road here (youtube "star") flew her Debonaire into the ground a week or so ago, killed her and her father. She supposedly had 400 hours of flight time. Saw her videos on youtube, she should never have even been given a basic certificate, and a Cessna 152 was probably beyond her meager skills set. What passed for a CFI these days is frightening. She was apparently fighting with the old autopilot, and over compensating with her manual trim. Ended up going straight in at a 50 degree dive, and 216 MPH.

It is extremely unfair to generalize an entire population of young CFIs based on one pilot's poor decision. She has had her license for 350 hours-ish, the CFI has absolutely nothing to do wit hit nor does the DPE. Why not blame the autopilot brand? Or Textron? Same difference, in my opinion.

All of us are couple of poor decisions away from danger, the CFI goes by what he/she sees in the cockpit for a limited amount of time, what is seen in the classroom for a limited amount of time, and what is seen in the logbook. The DPE has even less time. If the student proves to be proficient in all necessary areas, it is no longer in the CFI's or DPE's hands. So, give them a break. PiC error for a reason.
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