On Board the TBM Avenger Emergency Landing at DCA

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  1. v2

    v2 Well-Known Member

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    It's the event we will be talking about for a long time: The Arsenal of Democracy fly over. As the Grumman formation turned into over the Lincoln Memorial the TBM Avenger peeled off. They made and emergency landing at Regan National Airport (DCA). We later learned that it was a hydraulic leak. What we didn't know was that smoke filled the cockpit. Here is the video from the cockpit from the approach throut the landing.

    On Board the TBM Avenger Emergency Landing at DCA | All Things Aero
     
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    Great job landing!
     
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    Great debriefing by the pilot - this video could actually be used as a training/refresher tool.
     
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    Lucky to be so close to a runway.
     
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    good find...thanks for posting
     
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    Thanks for posting that.
    Its interesting that he broke off on his own.
    Greg/Jo, is that SOP over there? Our brief is to have someone stay with them
     
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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Great work by the pilot! Thanks for sharing.
     
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