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Video: Dead stick landing at Reno Air Races

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Watch as Thom Richard experiences an engine failure in Precious Metal and glides safely back to the runway. Features a nice gyro cam setup that works properly for 60% of the video. (www.youtube.com) More...

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oowmmr
oowmmr 5
Dang, that was quick thinking and flying!!!
dtw757
mike SUT 1
Nicely done....
CaptainFreedom
Great flying....it goes without saying that those 'S' turns need to be timed just.....right.
treehouse4rent
Carlos Bea 1
Grrrrrrreat job!!!!
RickHarrison
Rick Harrison 1
Love this!! great job!!
relmers
relmers 1
As everyone else mentions, nice job of bringing her in. Have you determined what caused the engine failure?
jkudlick
The uploader comments on youtube mention fixing the carburetor before the race, so that was likely the issue.
relmers
relmers 1
Thanks, I missed that in the video.
shootandfly
Land and taxi to parking without engine power. Great energy management!

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