Redundancy ends with the pilot Peter Garrison – Although SS1 was a novel design with an untried type of motor and was venturing into inhospitable territory last visited by the X-15 almost 50 years earlier, the privately funded programme progressed with speed and smoothness that were a credit to RutanRead More →

Report into a rudder structural failure involving a Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser, N3188M, that occurred June 8th, 2020, near Anchorage, Alaska. Background: According to the flight instructor, they departed Lake Hood Airport (PALH) and proceeded to Twin Island Lake (about 8 nm northwest of PALH), where upon arrival, they conductedRead More →

Preliminary report into the ditching of a Pilatus PC-12 NGX, N400PW, that occurred in the Pacific Ocean about 1000 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii, on November 6th, 2020: On November 6, 2020, about 1600 Pacific standard time, a Pilatus PC-12, N400PW, was substantially damaged when it was ditched in theRead More →