[font size="1" color="#FF0000"]LAST EDITED ON Jun-20-02 AT 03:45PM (EDT)[/font][p]From an email I received today...
Notice NO mention of any blonde aussies involved ....
There's a story behind these pictures.
An Aussie doctor had difficulty starting his aircraft.
It had a dead battery. So with ignition on,
a little choke, and brakes OFF, he attempted to start
the aircraft by swinging the prop (pretty standard
procedure for prop job types . . . except the brakes).
It started OK. But since the brakes were off, the craft
rolled away from him. At high taxi speed, its
titanium blade spinning at 85% max
RPM, it cleaned up about six light aircraft belonging to a
local flying club before coming to a stop.
The attached pics show the last aircraft attacked by
this runaway airplane (I haven't seen more even
slices in a loaf of bread).
The damage was just under 2 million dollars (US).