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Joyride in a Citation

Snakum

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If I was diagnosed with a terminal disease, since I haven't been able to fly a jet yet, I'd steal one for a trip around the patch.

An hour of jet PIC is not something Make-A-Wish is going to be able to hook me up with.

:laugh:


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Goose Egg

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My favorite part is:

"Records from the Lawrenceville, Georgia, airport indicate the plane landed there between 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday, the Associated Press reported."

Sometime between when the tower closed and when the tower opened, and other than that they have no idea. Funny!

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User546

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Snakum said:
If I was diagnosed with a terminal disease, since I haven't been able to fly a jet yet, I'd steal one for a trip around the patch.
That's funny you say that, I was just sitting here at breakfast this morning and was thinking if I ever had terminal cancer, and the Make A Wish Foundation came to hook me up... I'd request to go flying with John Travolta in his 707 or could be possibly talked into, his Gulfstream.

Hopefully I don't get terminal cancer though... :erm:
 

A1FlyBoy

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There was a letter to 'Make a Wish' that got a lot of pub in the media recently. The teenager sought the assistance of the chairty to make his dreams of a 3 way come true.

After investiagion, it was discovered that the letter was a hoax.

NICE TRY!
 

400A

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Citation VII valued at 10 million!!!!! The owner wishes, then after that he wished they had never found it!
 

kilroy

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To heck with riding the 707 how about a ride on Kelly Preston..

User997 said:
That's funny you say that, I was just sitting here at breakfast this morning and was thinking if I ever had terminal cancer, and the Make A Wish Foundation came to hook me up... I'd request to go flying with John Travolta in his 707 or could be possibly talked into, his Gulfstream.

Hopefully I don't get terminal cancer though... :erm:
 

starchkr

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Ok, so a plane worth "10M" and all they give you is $1,000 for tips leading to an arrest???????? ROFLMAO!!!!
 

JimNtexas

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This is really bad for general aviation. There is enough mV2 in a Citation to do real damage, and this incident may well be used as a club to beat us with. Certainly it doesn't help convince the goverment to limit the DC ADIZ.

There is a reasonably fair and balanced video on the airplane here:

http://www.11alive.com/video/player.aspx?aid=44992&sid=70342&bw=&cid=51

Since someone saw it land they ought to be able to review the tapes and find the exact time it made the flight, I guess the tapes will show a primary target.

I can't belive the pilot backed it between those hangers by himself, someone must have had a tug there for him to use. I don't know anything about Citations, can they back up with their thrust reversers?
 

AlabamaMan!!

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They are not certified for "backing up" with the T/R's, but hell the guy stole the damn thing so I doubt that was on his mind. It looks like maybe the FBO or airport pushed it back there like that, it had a tow bar on it. The only other thing I can think of is he pull it in and made a hell of a 180.

I guess only one or two people really know for sure.
 

Alin10123

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starchkr said:
Ok, so a plane worth "10M" and all they give you is $1,000 for tips leading to an arrest???????? ROFLMAO!!!!

haha. Not even... the article reads "up to 1000". So... that means you could bring forth the guy who borrowed the aircraft and they could get away with giving you $1. lol

BTW... what if the guy had taken the plane out for a joyride and then landed where he borrwed the plane from in the exact same spot? If he left everything exactly the way it was when he found it... maybe no one would have noticed? The little meter that read how many hours on the engine would have changed. But what was keeping the pilots from thinking... oh well... maybe we read it wrong? or misread the thing? or wrote down the #'s wrong on the log?
 

QuasarZ

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maybe the owner did it and wants to claim insurance.... hmmm
unliklely... but what if...:confused:
 

ms6073

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Maybe it was being repossessed and for unknown reasons, adequate arrangements were not made to secure the aircraft at its destination!
 

FurloughedAgain

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Either way I imagine homeland security is salivating at the thought of some knee-jerk reaction to put unreasonable restrictions on general aviation.

Might have to spring for Lojack or "the club" for your aircraft.
 
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