So-called over-the-top or cross-control stall accidents
have been common among general aviation pilots for years. But no
one has ever really documented what happens in one — until now.
Thanks the widespread use of glass cockpits, this fatal stall accident
has been extraordinarily well-documented by accident investigators
and includes a video re-creation.
Aviation Safety magazine walks you through the accident
in this video.
Related Content: As part of its detailed coverage in
the January 2010 issue of Aviation Safety, the editors also
interviewed John King and Rich Stowell, two veteran flight instructors
who discuss the stall and spin training.
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Grey Eagles Film - P-51 Pilot Filmmaker and P-51 Mustang Pilot
Chris Woods has put together a wonderful film that captures the
emotional reunion between a humble WWII Mustang ace (Jim Brooks)
and the historic plane he thought he'd never see again.
by the flood of memories triggered by this unimaginable encounter
with a long lost friend, the 88-year old pilot finally breaks his
silence, sharing his stories and experiences of war with the grandchildren
who never thought they'd hear them. It's 30 min long so prepare
to sit back, watch, listen and enjoy.