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Isn't this the approach that claimed the life of Captain "Mad Dog" Roulston in 1978? I had flown with him in 1976 at Little Rock.

Based on the many times that I flew into that place, I wasn't nervous about the approach, it was that takeoff. The approach you just flew over "pussy-ridge" and then dove down and made an assault landing on the end on the strip, then applied power to taxi uphill to parking. For takeoff, if you lost an engine, it was said that you could meander the valleys left or right of PR until enough airspeed to climb, but........

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