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Sunday, May 06, 2007

Air Photo Of The Week- Michigan International Speedway

Sunday, May 06, 2007.

It was Windy, from the east. An unnatural wind as weather usually comes from the west southwest. Barb, and I went with Ron and Verna for a quick breakfast in Napoleon, MI. Seriously windy and landing in a grass field with a plane heavy with fuel and people can seem like a daunting task.

Going from a screaming 125 knots with the wind, turning base across the wind then turning smack into a wall of wind trying to manage throttle, gusts, a constantly variable rate of descent… watching the wind sock whip back and forth and the grass coming up fast at you and still setting down with light touch, now that’s a neat trick. It’s like controlling chaos and its sort of intoxicating.

On the way out, we took a quick look at Michigan International Speedway. Oh and by the way, under the some conditions on the way back, Ron did not do to bad himself.


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