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Matt Molnar
06-08-2010, 01:02 PM
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Eight Stearmans landed at DCA this morning to promote a movie. Only seven of them did so without nosing over. Both pilots walked away uninjured.

Full story: http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/20 ... n-dca.html (http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2010/06/08/342998/video-stearman-biplane-flips-shuts-down-dca.html)

Derf
06-08-2010, 01:30 PM
It looked like his left main was locked up.... OUCH

Matt Molnar
06-08-2010, 02:01 PM
Here's a video from on board: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... ynamiclead (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2010/06/08/VI2010060802370.html?hpid=dynamiclead)

moose135
06-08-2010, 06:35 PM
Amazing - and the best part? It looked like the Stearman following him in pulled up, flew over him, then landed past him - no sense in throwing away a good approach. :D

cancidas
06-09-2010, 11:34 PM
how the hell did they get permission to land at DCA? you can't even divert there in an emergency... (don't temp sully with a patomac landing!)

Altitude9
07-16-2010, 09:19 AM
Amazing - and the best part? It looked like the Stearman following him in pulled up, flew over him, then landed past him - no sense in throwing away a good approach. :D

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