Electrical problems begin within minutes of take-off, the pilot, Dr. Stanly Heckrodt, contacts Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center via cell phone.
He had no ALT? is that C210 RVSM?
why would a cessna 210 have RVSM?
The story said he lost all electrical including his Altimeter. An ALT in a C210 is static driven, not electrical.
I was being cynical when i asked if his airplane was RVSM, as an RVSM ATL is DC electric like this one…
Typical media misinterpretation/distortion of the facts…
Hey Fly…didnt you fly 210s for Flt Express?
Interesting…FL450 and haulin ass at 430 knots…that just wouldnt happen to be an LJ would it?
Yeah I have a “little” time in the C210.
That’d be my favorite LJ35 of the two we have
Isn’t that what you hit the duck in?
“Hey, PETA! We got a guy over here that kills ducks with airplanes!”
Actually, it was a duck trying to kill a guy in an airplane. A relative of this guy: