Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 8:52 am

Stampe G-OODE, took off from Headcorn in style for a local flight.
After a few minutes into the air heading towards Tenterden the engine developed a misfire which eventually led to the engine stopping completely.
The pilot made a magnificent landing into a newly cultivated field without damage to himself, his passenger or the aircraft - Well Done!!
The challenge now was how to get it out without dismantling it, the aircraft was well and truly stuck.
This is how it was done.
Full report in December Flyer.

Leaving Headcorn in Style
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Safely back at Headcorn,
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One happy and relieved man, well done Tony the pilot,
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Last edited by FOTO4 on Sat 10 Nov 2012, 7:52 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby Cimmerian on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 9:55 am

That's something you don't see every day. Good to hear that people and plane were all okay.
Regards, Ken
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby Flyforfun on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 12:02 pm

Thats Fantastic, great job :clap:
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby Robin on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 12:51 pm

:clap: Excellent coverage of a most dramatic incident.

Robin.
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby colper on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 2:37 pm

Great photo-essay of the recovery,good to hear Tony and passenger were okay

Colin
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby yrret on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 3:45 pm

Certainly impressive, what was the cause of the engine failure? was it a Gipsy?
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby Ledhead27 on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 4:23 pm

What a fantastic set! Those wings must be pretty strong!
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby Blackjack on Fri 09 Nov 2012, 10:16 pm

A fabulous result all round. Big hats off to the pilot, many congratulations to the passenger for staying calm, amazing work by all the rescue crews and helicopter pilot and of course, a massive well done to you Richard for such a marvellous set of pictures documenting the occasion.

Please though, put me out of my misery, am I going bonkers or did I see photographs comparatively recently of a similar exercise being carried out with another aircraft?? It may not have been on here but I dont know where else I would have seen the photos.

Well done to all involved, a fab result :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby JackyRIATWilson on Sat 10 Nov 2012, 12:36 am

Cracking set of photos, definitely worth a shot at POTW. :smile:
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby helicopterdcr on Sat 10 Nov 2012, 1:04 pm

Interesting... I don't see any lift spoilers on the Stampe wings during recovery as a sling load. I'd be interested to hear about how the load behaved and max IAS achieved in level flight - slowish, I bet!
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby Northdownaeros on Sat 10 Nov 2012, 2:34 pm

I'd be interested to hear about how the load behaved and max IAS achieved in level flight - slowish, I bet!


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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby ArabJazzie on Sat 10 Nov 2012, 8:24 pm

Visited Headcorn and thankfully saw this in the hangar end of last month with no sign of the drama it had been through! My guide did have a conversation with someone about the incident but didnt take much notice!!!
Arabest,
Geoff.
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby helicopterdcr on Sun 11 Nov 2012, 1:30 am

Thanks for the Tube link.

Very nicely done! I can't claim to having lifted an aeroplane; everything else though, from bog rolls to a live cow on an 80' strop. The cow didn't need any lift spoilers I might add. :smile:

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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby tankbuster81 on Sun 11 Nov 2012, 11:46 am

Great coverage and a very G-OODE outcome.
Don't bother running, you'll only die tired!!
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby 777edr777 on Sun 11 Nov 2012, 8:16 pm

Wow, great photos, interesting video :)
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Mon 12 Nov 2012, 9:24 am

Thanks for the comments
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Mon 12 Nov 2012, 6:02 pm

Blackjack wrote:A fabulous result all round. Big hats off to the pilot, many congratulations to the passenger for staying calm, amazing work by all the rescue crews and helicopter pilot and of course, a massive well done to you Richard for such a marvellous set of pictures documenting the occasion.

Please though, put me out of my misery, am I going bonkers or did I see photographs comparatively recently of a similar exercise being carried out with another aircraft?? It may not have been on here but I dont know where else I would have seen the photos.

Well done to all involved, a fab result :clap: :clap: :clap:


Thanks Nikki, it may be the chinook lift that I posted recently.
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Tue 13 Nov 2012, 4:35 pm

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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Thu 15 Nov 2012, 4:14 am

JackyRIATWilson wrote:Cracking set of photos, definitely worth a shot at POTW. :smile:


Thank you !
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby Blue Roger on Fri 16 Nov 2012, 9:47 pm

Hello UK Stampe fans,

Congratulations to the team for this superb rescue!
French Stampe fans appréciate and also the report and photos from Richard.
I will publish about this in my magazine "Bleu Ciel magazine" (inhéritage of general aviation with a special tribute to Stampe airplanes).

To British Stampe fans: "SV-4, légende volante" is a superb book by Reginald Jouhaud (Sorry only in french). It's available at : bleucielmagazine@orange.fr
Regards from France.
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby umea4 on Sun 18 Nov 2012, 11:33 am

What a great story, and best of all with a positive outcome. Thanks for posting this, Richard.

Anthony.
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Tue 20 Nov 2012, 4:37 am

umea4 wrote:What a great story, and best of all with a positive outcome. Thanks for posting this, Richard.

Anthony.


Thanks Anthony
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Wed 28 Nov 2012, 9:09 am

ArabJazzie wrote:Visited Headcorn and thankfully saw this in the hangar end of last month with no sign of the drama it had been through! My guide did have a conversation with someone about the incident but didnt take much notice!!!
Arabest,
Geoff.


Suprisingly no damages !!
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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby FOTO4 on Wed 05 Dec 2012, 1:51 pm

Back in action - nice to see !

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Re: Dramatic Stampe Recovery

Postby HMS Seahawk on Mon 31 Dec 2012, 6:09 pm

DanO1978 wrote:The helicopter was a philatelist then? A Stampe collector... :lol:

Nice images of an interesting story!


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