Bi-Annual Kitfox Fly-In

The scenery was stupendous! That kind of turning and banking while following the terrain is something we just don’t get in the Midwest. After that, we visited the Alford Desert, a dry lakebed approximately 12 by 50 miles in size. We chose somewhere in the middle to set down, doing the equivalent of a glassy water landing since there weren’t any features other than a shadow to indicate height above ground. I made my longest wheel landing ever because, well; I could go for miles without running out of runway. After that it was off to the Fields Station for a hearty breakfast. For convenience, we followed local custom and landed on the highway and taxied to parking. A quick go-around handled the one southbound pickup that materialized behind me while on final. Our group of five planes made for a great photo op for the other guests…

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2017-12-04T14:37:12+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |