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Old April 19th 11, 02:11 PM posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Burt Compton - Marfa
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Default Libelle broken wheel landing

Video from Australia:
http://www.recreationalflying.net/th...wounded.26923/
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Old April 19th 11, 02:50 PM posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Dan Marotta
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Default Libelle broken wheel landing

Nice job! Nobody hurt.


"Burt Compton - Marfa" wrote in message
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Video from Australia:
http://www.recreationalflying.net/th...wounded.26923/


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Old April 19th 11, 03:15 PM posted to rec.aviation.soaring
JJ Sinclair[_2_]
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On Apr 19, 6:11*am, Burt Compton - Marfa wrote:
Video from Australia:http://www.recreationalflying.net/th...d-libelle-sail...


Ouch!
The Libelle axle nuts have an unusual little flange that must seat
into corresponding areas on the landing gear................or this
can happen! The wheel was dangling from the brake cable.
JJ
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Old April 25th 11, 05:55 PM posted to rec.aviation.soaring
tstock
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On Apr 19, 9:11*am, Burt Compton - Marfa wrote:
Video from Australia:http://www.recreationalflying.net/th...d-libelle-sail...


Fortunately it didn't hit the horizontal stabilizer when it bounced

 




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