WPR09CA188
WPR09CA188

The student pilot attempted a takeoff in his experimental light sport aircraft (powered parachute). On previous occasions, he had successfully become airborne from his backyard. The pilot indicated that during acceleration he was unable to gain adequate lift due to the "stagnant air condition." There was little or no wind. Also, he was carrying a passenger. The powered parachute collided into a garage. The student pilot further reported that he was working on obtaining a sport pilot certificate. The pilot reported that no mechanical malfunction was experienced with the aircraft.

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