So I’m out for a little local ILS training in X-Plane. I’m taking off to the south out of Addison (KADS) towards downtown Dallas. On take off roll I notice a large flock of birds dirfting towards the runway. Well, you know what happened next… Pictures below. Then with all the carnage out of the way I start a little practice. I’m flying ILS 15 at addision and what do you think I see on short final. Birds, this time I was able to execute a missed approach. I stayed in the pattern and landed with out incident. I parked it for the evening.

Just after take off and passing through the birds.
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Just after take off and passing through the birds.
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Still in flight after taking bird strike. Trying to acessing the situation.
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After landing. Lost all engine power at about 50 feet AGL. Luckily I had about 80 KIAS.
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Birds over threshold on short final. Declaring missed approach.
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Another short final pic. Thinking of landing short. Ultimatly I continued to go around. Best choice I’m pretty sure.
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