NTSB Identification: CHI84LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23998.
Accident occurred Friday, June 01, 1984 in LANSING, MI
Aircraft: LEBLANC DRAGON FLY, registration: N4463L
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT INADVERTENTLY BECAME AIRBORNE ON A HIGH SPEED TAXI TEST. THE PLT LOWERED THE NOSE RESULTING IN A PORPOISE & THECANARD WAS DAMAGED. THE ACFT HAD NOT BEEN INSPECTED OR CERTIFIED BY THE FAA. EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE RIGHT WING HAD A HIGHER ANGLE OF INCIDENCE THAN THE LEFT CREATING AN ASYMMETRICAL LIFT CONDITION. THE PILOT APPLIED RIGHT STICK TO LIFT THE LEFT WING AND THE ACFT ATTAINED A HEIGHT OF 4 FT TO 5 FT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

WING..ASYMMETRICAL

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

ACFT/EQUIP,INADEQUATE DESIGN..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

ACFT/EQUIP,INADEQUATE STANDARD/REQUIREMENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

ACFT/EQUIP,INADEQUATE AIRFRAME..PILOT IN COMMAND

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