Cirrus Chute - all survive

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This story sounds a bit off.

Could definitely imagine someone trying to climb too steep/slow with full flaps, then retracting all of them before deciding the plane wasn't flying "right"

 
I think he hosed the prop. A 20 will climb at over 700fpm at sea level 20c with flaps at 100 %
 
I think he hosed the prop. A 20 will climb at over 700fpm at sea level 20c with flaps at 100 %
Yep. I did that (prop adorns our music room) and with just a couple of inches of prop tip bent backwards (which some pay extra for!), performance was crippled.
 
I think he hosed the prop. A 20 will climb at over 700fpm at sea level 20c with flaps at 100 %
Well that's interesting, trying to follow...
Where's the white arc stop on the 20? You'll eff the prop before the flaps?
 
^^^
So you could have a prop strike, and not know it?
Seems odd, but haven't been there and done that...
 
A newer pilot might or might not recognize it for what it was; either way the plane would underperform and sound/feel bad on the go around.
 
Just curious, does pulling the Cirrus chute act the same way as pulling a fire handle, shutting off fuel and ignition?
 
No, it's completely independent. In fact if a plane goes down and doesn't fire the rocket, Cirrus has to send a tech out to disarm it before it can be moved/salvaged.
 
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