Aeronca

Small Plane Makes Safe Landing after Propeller Comes Off Mid-Air

Saturday, October 17, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing at the airstrip of The Point at Polzeath golf course in Polzeath, Cornwall, United Kingdom, on October 14. Authorities said the pilot of single-engine 1936 Aeronca aircraft requested an emergency landing after its propeller came off mid-air. The plane landed without incident. The pilot remained... »

Small Plane Crashed at Cambridge Municipal Airport

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
By George Hatcher

A two-seater 1946 Aeronca Champ aircraft crashed at the Cambridge Municipal Airport in Minnesota, on April 11. According to Trooper Tim Cunningham of the State Highway Patrol’s Cambridge post, “He landed the plane and just began taxiing… A gust of wind came and lifted the plane back into the air. He attempted... »

Landing Practice Turned Upside Down at Maine Airport

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
By George Hatcher
Landing Practice Turned Upside Down at Maine Airport

On Jan 15, 2013, Robert Lewandowski, the pilot of a Morgan Aviation Aeronca 7A was training at Central Maine Airport—practicing landings— but on his eighth landing, it appeared that the plane’s rear wheel developed a problem. The plane veered off-runway, hopped snowbanks, struck a snow bank and flipped. The rented plane’s propeller and right... »

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