Here's something you don't see every day -- a dead-stick take-off

Sept. 8, 2008
Well, it is basically a prop plane used as a glider, but there is no information about where this took place or what the plane is in this video from the AVwebFlash newsletter. If anyone viewing this recognizes the terrain, perhaps they can post the info ...

Well, it is basically a prop plane used as a glider, but there is no information about where this took place or what the plane is in this video from the AVwebFlash newsletter. If anyone viewing this recognizes the terrain, perhaps they can post the info and enlighten the rest of us.

(http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/1205-full.html#198739)

"You're gonna love this," wrote AVweb reader Scott Evans by way of introduction to this week's featured viral video. "We've all heard of dead-stick landings -- now check out this dead-stick take-off!" We're not sure what the backstory is on this clip -- is that actually Bob Hoover narrating? -- but it's worth a look.

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