Powder Day (Winter Flying)

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  1. Alexb2000

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    Skiers all know the term powder day, yesterday was an aviation version. Over night we had a light dusting of powder. We departed making the first tracks and leaving a cloud of champagne powder on the roll. It was a beautiful morning with low clouds hanging around the mountains. On the way to Dallas we were skipping in an out of IMC at 15 with a near constant mist of frozen virga. Nothing new here, just a beautiful day to fly.

    I LOVE winter flying, how about you?
     

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    Scott@KTYR Pattern Altitude PoA Supporter

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    Cool Photos. Where did you take them?
     
  3. Alexb2000

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    Taos NM. The mountains shown are the Sangre de Cristo's, shown on the left is Wheeler peak 13,162 (tallest point in NM).
     
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    Nice pics looks like a great day to fly.
     
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    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted

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    Gorgeous pictures. Thanks for sharing them.
     
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    Nice photos. Living in Louisiana, this isn't a type of flying that I get to take part in, so I appreciate you sharing the experience.