Sun N Fun 2016?

Discussion in 'Sun'n'Fun' started by G-Man, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. rbridges

    rbridges Pattern Altitude

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    We originally filed for 6000, but it started getting bumpy. We decided to tackle higher headwinds for smoother air at 8000. The radio was full of people complaining about turbulence.
     
  2. EppyGA

    EppyGA Final Approach

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    We had a few bumps, nothing serious, at 4500 from SGJ to AZE. We left AZE around 5:00 and it was pretty smooth all the way home. I think worse was the up and down drafts between SGJ and AZE.
     
  3. rbridges

    rbridges Pattern Altitude

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    we left at a bad time. By the time we got to central GA, it was 11:30ish in the morning.
     
  4. EppyGA

    EppyGA Final Approach

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    We did the ISM - SGJ leg at 11:00am then had lunch with an old friend. We left SGJ for AZE around 2:00pm and left AZE at 5:00pm
     
  5. MickYoumans

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    I flew back on Sunday morning at 5500'. It was pretty smooth and the winds were not too bad either. I had checked the winds aloft in WingX and that was the altitude it showed being the best. I made a fuel stop at Keystone (42J). Since they have some of the lowest fuel prices around I didn't want to pass that up. It was bumpy when I got down below 3000'.
     
  6. FloridaPilot

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    Here is another picture of your plane,

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    It seems to me many people saw your plane more than we saw you. :D
     
  7. MickYoumans

    MickYoumans Line Up and Wait

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    That one looks similar to mine but mine is 6966W. I wish I had been able to meet up with more POA'ers. I spent most of Thursday with EAA 172 friends that were in the experimental camping area across the road from my camp site. Friday we had our AOPA ASN breakfast at the AOPA tent. Saturday I met up with some POA'ers and watched the evening air show with Capt Gary (POA), then departed on Sunday morning. Next year we just need to organize a meet up time and place for everyone for a meal.
     
  8. denverpilot

    denverpilot Taxi to Parking

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    I always just take along three roughly 10"x10" boards cut from pressure treated lumber about 1/4" thick... same stuff I stick under the landing jacks on the RV trailer. They take up 10x10x3/4" and fit under the back seat.

    Yes, they will sink slightly in really really wet weather, but they still keep the airplane from "really" sinking... and they take up a LOT less space than one of those...