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Old 10-20-2015, 06:48 AM
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Default WPR14FA218. Nebert/VANS RV-10.

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Pics of blocked fuel lines here:
http://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms/search/do...129&mkey=89323





Full Narrative: http://ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviati...14FA218&akey=1



Note: Please don't get in a back and forth about lawsuits here. Posting to show the importance of following standard building practices.
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Old 10-20-2015, 11:07 AM
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RTV on the fuel line fittings...yikes. Scary and sobering that a simple mistake can have such catastrophic consequences.
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Old 10-20-2015, 11:18 AM
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Teflon tape can be just as bad.
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Old 10-20-2015, 11:45 AM
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Thanks for posting Doug. This is probably the best way to teach future builders how dangerous it is to stray from proven practices, even if its experimental. Van's has publicly been very vocal about improving safety and I for one appreciate the efforts you have made and are making to support this goal.
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