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Taildraggers
2010-03-18

Taildraggers 19% of fleet are taildraggers.
6 to 29% of landing accidents.

1983 Climb to Cruise Accidents (454 total)
Neglected maintenance 79
Stall 32
Fuel contamination 50
Overload 11
Wind conditions 31
CFIT 58

Lack of familiarity 24
Loss of power 5
Unsuitable terrain 35
Weather 11
Inadequate preflight 25
Weight and Balance 3
Density altitude 15
Carburetor ice 3
Miscellaneous 17
Undetermined 46 (Carburetor ice leaves no evidence this is 10% of total)

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