Aircraft Emergency And Landing in a Glasair - the impossible turn ???

My Glasair engine is a Subaru SVX EG-33. Six bearings in the planetary speed reduction unit failed during departure. I declared an in-flight emergency and immediately returned for landing. Total flight time was 63 seconds. Departure was made with 10 degrees of flaps and remained there until landing with 25 degrees. The buzzer during much of the flight is the "gear up" with "flaps extended" warning horn ... the stall horn never sounded. Speed did drop but the flight never reached critically low speed. Power was intentionally reduced to keep gearbox temps down. I fly patrol flights at 500 ft or less, often 6 to 7 hrs a day. So I do have low level maneuvering experience. I failed to plug the camera mike in so you don't hear the engine monitor blaring out alarms or chatter between other pilots and myself. Some may call this the impossible turn but power was available during the entire flight.

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CONTAINS LANGUAGE NOT SUITABLE FOR YOUNGER VIEWERS. The Glasair has no nose wheel steering... only differential braking. Rudder effectiveness degrades rapidly as the aircraft slows below 70 MPH. Full left rudder was applied throughout this incident. The airplanes brake line ruptures and the plane is pulled to the right. I wasted time pumping the left brake thinking their must be air in the line. To avoid a runway light, the right brake was tapped just as we exited the pavement. My plan was to allow the plane to slow in the grass, after passing the culvert I would use the right brake to come to a stop ... the unseen erosion gully modified that plan. This Glasair is powered with a six cylinder 202 cubic inch Subaru SVX Alcyone EG33 engine. We were in route to an air race in Tennessee when this overrun occurred. We won "Silver" in the Sport Air Race League 2011 season.





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