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696GrocuttT  (C 103116)

Mar 26, 2004, 9:52 AM

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Re: [chuckbrown] From a high alt mal when do you cut away?

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Even if it was a complete wad of junk, I'd ride it down to a lower altitude. Chop a canopy at high altitude and you'll never see it again. Besides all that altitude gives you a lot more time to try and save the situation. I've corrected malfunctions that I was planning on cutting away from because I had the time.

I see what you are saying, but I would be worried about getting obsessed with trying to clear it, and loosing track of altitude. Your decent rate on some mals can be reasonably high.

Plus I can imagine that being under a nice spinning lineover or something wouldn't be to pleasant either Wink


(This post was edited by 696GrocuttT on Mar 26, 2004, 9:55 AM)


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