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Skwrl  (C 36419)

Mar 5, 2012, 5:29 PM

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Re: [airtwardo] Canopy Entanglement Video

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Glad you're OK.

Just curious, did you think of releasing the stowed brake line to stop the spin?

At the time? No. I didn't realize exactly what was entangled - I thought it was a steering line, not the excess break line. Panic and inexperience made it worse.

In retrospect, I wonder if it would have helped given how spun up it was. I'm guessing it would have, but...

(This post was edited by Skwrl on Mar 5, 2012, 5:31 PM)

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