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   WANTED: Part time pilot with current 25 Learjet credentials Milwaukee, WI based 25 Learjet owner seeks experienced part time pilot with current 25 Learjet credentials. Infrequent Manesis trips from Milwaukee, WI to Pueblo, CO. Excellent pay. Please contact Daniel Manesis at 414-327-4448    After the Eclipse EA500 touched down on the 4,422-feet-long runway, the airline transport pilot applied the brakes to decelerate; however, the brakes were not operating. He continued “pumping the brakes” and considered conducting a go-around; however, there was insuf- ficient remaining runway to do so. The airplane subsequently continued off the end of the runway, impacted a berm and came to rest upright. Examination revealed no evidence off any preimpact anomalies with the brake system that would have precluded normal operation. According to data downloaded from the airplane’s diagnostic storage unit (DSU), the airplane touched down 1,280 feet beyond the runway threshold, which re- sulted in 2,408 feet of runway remaining (the runway had a displaced threshold of 737 feet) and that it traveled 2,600 feet before coming to rest about 200 feet past the runway. Comparing DSU data from previous downloaded flights revealed that the airplane’s calculated decelera- tion rate during the accident landing was indicative of braking performance as well as or better than the previous landings. Estimated landing distance calculations revealed that the airplane required about 3,063 feet when crossing the threshold at 50 feet above ground level. However, the airplane touched down with only 2,408 feet of remaining runway, which resulted in the runway overrun. The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be the pilot’s failure to attain the proper touchdown point, which resulted in a runway overrun. The pilot of a Beech Baron 58 initially intended to perform a GPS ap- proach to Runway 23, into the wind. However, the weather was below mini- mums for that approach, and he elected to perform an ILS approach in the oppo- site direction to Runway 5. While about 100 feet above decision height, the pilot did not have the runway environment in sight and started to go around but did not increase engine power. He then ob- served the runway centerline markings and, due to excess speed and a tailwind, the airplane floated and landed long. Touchdown was about 1,000 feet before the departure end of the 7,001-foot-long runway at a speed of 85 knots. The pi- lot applied the brakes but the runway Assured Partners    Jet Journal November 2019 / TWIN & TURBINE • 35 

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