Amphib gear up - beside a water way

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by Flyboy, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. Flyboy

    Flyboy Pre-takeoff checklist

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2005
    Messages:
    213
    Location:
    Charlotte NC
    Display Name:

    Display name:
    Ron Kinney
    Here is a link to some pictures a guy took of an amphibian (lake?) doing a gear up on a runway.. beside a river.

    I wonder if they didn't use the water way due to the rowing.

    Gear Up
     
  2. TangoWhiskey

    TangoWhiskey Touchdown! Greaser!

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2005
    Messages:
    14,241
    Location:
    Midlothian, TX
    Display Name:

    Display name:
    3Green
    I wonder if it was intentional or accidental.

    Lot of Cirri parked there.
     
  3. skyflyer8

    skyflyer8 Line Up and Wait

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    971
    Display Name:

    Display name:
    Kate
    Leaky hull, coming right up...

    Ouch!
     
  4. gprellwitz

    gprellwitz Touchdown! Greaser!

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2005
    Messages:
    12,993
    Location:
    Romeoville, IL
    Display Name:

    Display name:
    Grant Prellwitz
    Love the commentary:
    :)