Thieves Steal Powered Parachute's Power | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne On YouTube

Airborne-Unlimited-06.17.24

Airborne-NextGen-06.18.24

Airborne-Unlimited-06.12.24 Airborne-FltTraining-06.13.24

Airborne-Unlimited-06.14.24

Sat, Feb 26, 2011

Thieves Steal Powered Parachute's Power

Made Off With A Rotax Engine, Gauges

Apparently, the thieves knew exactly what they wanted. Authorities in Spartanburg County SC say that someone made off with a Rotax 503 engine and its gauges from a powered parachute stored in a hangar in Campobello, SC.


Rotax 503 File Photo

The theft report provided to ANN by the Spartansburg Sheriff's in an e-mail indicates that the engine had a pusher prop and "B" gearbox. The theft was reported to the sheriff's office February 23rd, and reportedly took place sometime in the past several days.

The police report indicates that the thieves "took great care" in removing the engine and its gauges. The owner told the sheriff's office that the combination of engine, gearbox, and gauges is "quite unique." A sheriff's office spokesman said that they currently have no leads in the case, and ask anyone with information on the case to contact the Sheriff's Office crime stoppers at 1.888.CRIME.SC.

FMI: www.spartanburgso.org

Advertisement

More News

ANN FAQ: Submit a News Story!

Have A Story That NEEDS To Be Featured On Aero-News? Here’s How To Submit A Story To Our Team Some of the greatest new stories ANN has ever covered have been submitted by our>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.12.24)

“The legislation now includes a task force with industry representation ensuring that we have a seat at the table and our voice will be heard as conversations about the futur>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.12.24)

Aero Linx: Waco Museum The WACO Historical Society, in addition to preserving aviation's past, is also dedicated and actively works to nurture aviation's future through its Learnin>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.12.24): Adcock Range

Adcock Range National low-frequency radio navigation system (c.1930-c.1950) replaced by an omnirange (VOR) system. It consisted of four segmented quadrants broadcasting Morse Code >[...]

Airborne Affordable Flyers 06.06.24: 200th ALTO, Rotax SB, Risen 916iSV

Also: uAvionix AV-Link, Does Simming Make Better Pilots?, World Games, AMA National Fun Fly Czech sportplane manufacturer Direct Fly has finished delivering its 200th ALTO NG, the >[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC