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    Re: Bygrave and Chichester
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2009 Aug 03, 10:22 +0200

    I don't remember for sure, it's been a long time. I believe that was one
    proposed solution for the problem but that the FAA issued the "do not
    takeoff on one engine placard" AD instead.
    Greg R. wrote:
    > Gary LaPook wrote:
    >> A problem unique to the 336/337 was that sometimes the rear engine
    >> would quit while waiting for takeoff and the pilot wouldn't k know it and
    >> so would attempt to takeoff with only the forward engine which resulted
    >> in takeoff accidents. The proper technique is to advance the throttle of
    >> the rear engine prior to advancing the throttle of the front engine so
    >> that this problem could be identified.
    > Weren't some models equipped with a "Low Thrust Warning" light? Don't know
    > if that was required by an AD (Airworthiness Directive, for the non-pilot
    > audience) or something Cessna added, but seems like I remember seeing that
    > in at least one Skymaster.
    > --
    > GregR
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