AAIB investigation to SD-1 Minisport, G-CIMA

Takeoff performance issue, Meldreth Valley Farm, Cambridgeshire, 24 May 2015


Whilst attempting to take off from his home strip, the pilot, who owned the aircraft, became aware that the aircraft was not gaining height. He was therefore forced to attempt a landing straight ahead, in a tall crop. The pilot considered that the aircraft had marginal takeoff performance from the strip.

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SD-1 Minisport, G-CIMA 09-15

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Published 10 September 2015