Andrew Niemyer -KDLH
(Top Gun)
07/18/17 10:49 PM
Re: Cirrus ground parachute opening recently?

Happened today, apparently.

12:15PM EDT at Lynchburg, VA KLYH. The aircraft is reportedly a 2016 G5 model, with the electronic ignition system that is being retrofitted into the G2-G3 fleet via a SB as the aircraft go through their 10-year chute repack.

There's going to be a lot of fine-tooth combs going over this, I expect. Since it happened not he ground, there's some speculation that unless a SDR is filed, the FAA is not technically required to investigate. i would hope someone would.

in the meantime, I think I'll work on avoiding thunderstorms. ;)


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