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Forced Landing At Cambridge Apt, GB

Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:27 pm

An aircraft acting as a TV relay for the Olympics made a landing at Cambridge Apt after suffering a loss of its electrical system.
"The aircraft had no means of communication and navigated back to Cambridge airport via the traditional way with visual charts and standby compass."

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RE: Forced Landing At Cambridge Apt, GB

Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:59 pm

The navigation is no trouble but no communication, especially in that busy zone, must have been something ! Also, upon landing the landing gear wasn't locked and gave up.
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RE: Forced Landing At Cambridge Apt, GB

Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:43 pm

Quoting readytotaxi (Thread starter):
Cambridge Apt

A Cambridge Apartment?
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RE: Forced Landing At Cambridge Apt, GB

Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:16 am

Quoting rcair1 (Reply 2):

A Cambridge Apartment?

Apt = Airport   just in case......

On the topic.....Looks like the Gens malfunctioned....any idea on the number of Gens on the B200, is it two.....
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RE: Forced Landing At Cambridge Apt, GB

Mon Jul 30, 2012 1:44 pm

Hmmm, Apt = apartment in my experience, airport would be Ap or matter 

And yes Hawk, 2 starter/generators on the B200 (one on each engine), plus 1 large heavy (ugh) battery. No APU or rat though...........

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