No history of problems with Piper PA32Rs

May 19, 2014 by  
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Posted: Sunday, May 18, 2014 2:00 am

No history of problems with Piper PA32Rs

By Scott Waltman swaltman@aberdeennews.com

Aberdeen News Co.

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The type of plane a Gettysburg pilot was flying when he struck the blade of a wind turbine south of Highmore and crashed had a strong reputation and no history of problems, pilots familiar with it said.

Dick Knapinski, of the Experimental Aircraft Association, said Piper PA32R-300s were solid, reliable planes. Knapinski, the group’s senior communications advisor, said he’s flown a Piper PA32R before.

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