AAIB investigation to SD-1 Minisport, G-CIMA

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

Summary:

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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