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  1. #1
    Usuario Foroaviones
    17 jul, 07

    Un piloto de Reno Air Races sobrevive milagrosamente a un accidente

    Flipping lucky: The racing pilot who emerged unscathed after his WWII replica plane smashed into pieces on take-off
    Last updated at 11:08 AM on 21st September 2010
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    A pilot from the Reno Air Races survived a spectacular crash while running in the Super Sport Gold Race on Sunday.
    George Giboney from Des Moines, Washington, was flying the Thunder Mustang named 'Rapid Travel' when his plane went down shortly after take-off.
    As our pictures show, the plane was virtually smashed to pieces as it skidded across the dusty airfield.
    It failed to get off the ground after zipping along the runway and appeared to catch a pothole or a rock and began to flip out of control.

    Easy does it: Pilot George Gibony from Des Moines prepares for take-off in his Thunder Mustang aircraft named 'Rapid Travel'

    Mayday! Shortly after take-off the plane quickly runs into trouble as it topples over with the right wing scraping the ground

    Out of control: Debris can be seen flying from the plane as it spins out of control

    Survived: Amazingly, pilot George Giboney was able to climb out of the wreckage of the plane and signal to the crowds that he was OK before he was rushed to hospital
    Amazingly, George emerged from the wreckage virtually unscathed and signaled to the anxious crowd with a thumbs up before he was transported to hospital.
    It's though his Thunder Mustang is a hand-made replica of a Mustang fighter plane which were widely used during World War II. The P-51 Mustang was the nemesis of the Luftwaffe, shooting down over 4,900 enemy planes.
    Air Race officials say the T-6 and Unlimited Gold Races have been cancelled due to the high winds being too strong to conduct a safe race.

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    The raced have been held just outside Reno, Nevada, every year since 1964 and draw plane enthusiasts from all over the world.
    Officials say according to the rule book, if the last race is cancelled, the pilot who qualified first will be deemed as the default winner.

    Wrecked: The plane breaks up into pieces as it crashes over the ground to an eventual halt. Pilot George Giboney was taking part in the 47th Annual National Air Races and Air show in Reno

    What a wreck: The plane eventually grinds to a halt in a crumpled heap. The rest of the races were cancelled due to the high winds being too strong to conduct a safe race

    Original and the best: George Giboney's plane is thought to have been a hand-built repleca of World War II Mustang fighter plane, similar to the one above
    The winner of the T-6 was the top qualifier, Dennis Buehn from Carson City. Meanwhile, the winner of the Breitling Unlimited Gold Race is Steve Hinton for a second year in a row who says it was a bittersweet victory.

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz10IMj4pbh

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  2. #2
    Usuario Foroaviones
    24 ago, 08
    LEVC aunque me gustaría LEZL
    Un tipo con suerte ese piloto, y vaya forma de deshacerse tiene la celula del Mustang.

    Hoy soñé con aviones
    que nublaban el día

  3. #3
    Usuario Foroaviones
    25 ago, 08
    Cita Iniciado por ertiodelatiza Ver Mensaje
    Un tipo con suerte ese piloto, y vaya forma de deshacerse tiene la celula del Mustang.
    Se deshace como si fuese una réplica a escala hecha en madera y vendida en forma de kit...
    Se ruega a los moderadores que cierren el presente tema ya que hiere mi sensibilidad o la de una tercera persona, baneen a todos los que han posteado y/o leído el contenido y/o título del mismo, cierren el foro, borren los temas y destruyan los servidores.



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