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"Head in the Clouds" Cross Country #3 July 10 th, 2004 Michael Greene, Aerial Photographer Roy Shenhar, Pilot (???)

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1 "Head in the Clouds" Cross Country #3 July 10 th, 2004 Michael Greene, Aerial Photographer Roy Shenhar, Pilot (???)

2 Introducing: Piper Warrior N8090H

3 For safety purposes, a thorough engine inspection (10:15 am) Oil dipstick Fuel draining apparatus Check list

4 This is what it looks like from Michael’s point of view: Navigation instruments Altimeter Dave’s back The shoulders upon which all the responsibility lies

5 The planned course… (every … at the end of a sentence has a reason…) J u s t k i d d i n g ! Weather briefing (10:40 am) reports a ceiling of 1500 feet (only) at Pittsfield The pilot-in-command ignores… (call it inexperience) Massachusetts Connecticut New York

6 OK, time to turn ! And in practice…

7 The dam: first checkpoint of the unintended diversion (11:20 am)

8 Now what? Changing the plan! Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont

9 On the way to land at Keene, NH, Mt. Monadnock is seen above the right wing (11:50 am) Massachusetts Vermont New Hampshire x

10 Approaching the nowhere airport Hawthorne Feather (12:10 pm) New Hampshire Massachusetts Vermont

11 “Hawthorne Feather traffic, Warrior 8090 Hotel is on the 45 to left downwind 02, Hawthorne Feather” Translation: reporting that we’re entering at a 45 0 into a left traffic pattern to runway 02 (which is oriented 20 0 to the north)

12 Overflying Jaffrey airport (12:20 pm) New Hampshire Massachusetts Vermont

13 12:40 pm, spotting the Quabbin Reservoir over the left wing New Hampshire Massachusetts Vermont

14 Above the left wing – UMass, Carol and Michael’s house Lincoln Apts. Rt. 116 Rt. 9 above the right wing – North Amherst

15 Approaching Northampton airport for landing (12:55 pm) Connecticut River Northampton airport

16 “Northampton traffic, Warrior 8090 Hotel is left downwind 32, Northampton” “Northampton traffic, 90 Hotel, left base 32, Northampton” “Northampton traffic, 90 Hotel, final 32, Northampton”

17 THE END


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