Incident - Cavalon N232PG at Torrance

Steve_UK

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I'm not a pilot but have been lucky enough to fly in Mi-24 Hind, Mi-2, Mi-17, Lynx HAS3, Gliders, GA
The FAA ASIAS states,


8-3-21 - Torrance airport
 
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The FAA registration says this is a ROTORSPORT UK CAVALO, in other words not an Experimental Amateur Built Aircraft.

I have trouble imagining just how the nose gear detached.

I don't know how to train someone for a detached nose wheel event.
 

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Hate it when that happens.
 

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The FAA registration says this is a ROTORSPORT UK CAVALO, in other words not an Experimental Amateur Built Aircraft.

I have trouble imagining just how the nose gear detached.

I don't know how to train someone for a detached nose wheel event.
Hit it hard nose first a few times on landing, it will detach. Counter that by teaching a lot of balancing on main wheels down the runway (kidding)
 

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Damage: None
No damage at all?? Or no damage to "major" components? It's hard to imagine a wheel coming off of anything while it's moving and nothing getting at least dented/scraped up.
I would be curious to see some photos, but I don't suppose those will be forthcoming.
 
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