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    Looks like Mike Patey had a nasty accident this morning with Draco. No injuries.

    https://youtu.be/NfctWAoDXvs

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    Default Re: Draco Destroyed

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigger Al View Post
    Looks like Mike Patey had a nasty accident this morning with Draco. No injuries.

    https://youtu.be/NfctWAoDXvs
    Major BUMMER! I spoke with Mike and his wife when they first arrived, they were SOOOOOOO proud of that airplane! Really a bad day for them but could have been so much worse!
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    Default Re: Draco Destroyed

    That sucks. Glad hes ok.
    You'll get your chance, smart guy!

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    Default Re: Draco Destroyed

    Here is cottage of the groundloop.

    https://youtu.be/lqnp08N4qWg

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    Default Re: Draco Destroyed

    Sure was a pretty piece of aircraft machinery art! So glad everyone unscathed!
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    Wayne Sagar
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    Default Re: Draco Destroyed

    Wow. First thought was how "easily" the wings seemed to fold. Obviously a ton of stress was involved but still surprised considering Draco's capabilities. Glad everyone is safe and sound.

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