In a written statement, the certificated flight instructor (CFI) reported that he was taxiing the airplane to the active runway. As he came around a hangar, he noted the sun was extremely bright, as it was cresting on the horizon. The CFI taxied the airplane into a fire hydrant; the right horizontal stabilizer was damaged as a result of the impact. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The CFI reported that there were no pre impact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane.