Aviation Photo #1759955 Grumman G-21A Turbo Goose - Untitled

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What makes this aircraft diiferent is that it has TPE-331 turboprops replacing the original piston engines
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    Stewart Andrew
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    Grumman G-21A Turbo Goose
    Grumman G-21/38/39 Goose (JRF/OA-9)
    Grumman G-21/38/39 Goose (JRF/OA-9)
    B-72
    N221AG
    Farnborough
    England
    United Kingdom
    July 20, 2010
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Anonymous
6 years ago
This airplane crashed in Dubai on February 27, 2011 killing four pilots aboard. The reason for the accident is under investigation. The airplane leaned to the left and crashed on take off only 200 ft off the ground. This photo gives me a better understanding of the forward weight of the modified airplane which may have had a contributing factor if their was a stall.
Anonymous
2 years ago
No, modified with engines far forward to minimize CG change. Piston engines heavy, turbines (especially Garret's) are light hence placing them far forward to keep CG close to original. However, now being farther forward thrust line has changed, it changes the Vmc characteristics. May have been the case...

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