View Full Version : Evening over Illinois
06-30-2004, 07:33 PM
I was out flying tonight and it was just superb out.
06-30-2004, 07:35 PM
some hay bales casting shadows
06-30-2004, 07:36 PM
more bale shadows
06-30-2004, 07:37 PM
06-30-2004, 07:39 PM
I see a deer..cant make it out here though
06-30-2004, 07:40 PM
there she is
06-30-2004, 07:43 PM
06-30-2004, 07:45 PM
last picture.....taking her in....
06-30-2004, 08:11 PM
Are you set up for night VFR? I see what looks like the RAF fuel gauge, but do you have night illumination for the other instruments?
06-30-2004, 09:05 PM
Fantastic. Every shot is tops. Good catch on the deer.
06-30-2004, 09:25 PM
Stan , your pictures still seem to have the edge on the others for quality, maybe its the time of day with the lighting but you have great use of light and shadows and compose the ground angles with the shots. Great shots.
06-30-2004, 09:27 PM
Ok guys I'm going to try my hand at this picture stuff.
06-30-2004, 09:32 PM
1st picture was trying to get to Bensen Days 2003. Just 7 miles ahead it was IFR so we had to turn back. This was the last time we flew her before Randy Coplen bought her.
Next ones are pictures of where I work and St Pete Clearwater airport across the street.
06-30-2004, 09:33 PM
St Pete Clearwater
06-30-2004, 09:35 PM
Base leg home Clearwater Airpark.
06-30-2004, 09:35 PM
07-01-2004, 07:11 PM
Paul: I am set up for night VFR. My guages are all lit nicely..except the carb temp gauge is a little dim..but still readable.
07-01-2004, 07:54 PM
Great Shots Tony!
07-01-2004, 08:41 PM
Tony......Like your pictures......have camera...will fly :D
07-02-2004, 12:25 AM
Stan good luck with your vfr here in nz we cannot fly after dark with altralight aircraft.It is friday here and we get RAE back from santa Mick on sunday cant wait if the weather is ok we will fly it home a 80 mile flyt if not we will have to trailer it home.
07-02-2004, 03:42 AM
I reckon these photo sessions are the highlight of the forum.When ever I see "views from"or"Went fly'n..........",I know there'll be some more pics.I"ll never get tyred of see'n your country from a gyro,good stuff.[althou all that GREEN is start'n to hurt me eyes Stan].
07-02-2004, 03:48 AM
Birdy: Counter my green pics with some of your brown scenery.
I want to see more BROWN cows......being mustered through all those brown bushes....while you are flying in a brown cloud of dust.... :D
07-02-2004, 06:12 AM
here in nz we cannot fly after dark with altralight aircraft
In my country we may not. It is forbidden.
07-04-2004, 01:22 AM
:D Well we made it home with RAE after geting a breaf from santa Mick on how to sneak through transponder air spase without one,we left Blenam and away we went,it was as we past the domes witch ment we are out of transponder spase that i reamembered the camera back in the car,buger.1 hour 54min later we were back at Nelson with RAE at home where it belongs.55 hours have bean loged since the 22 of may when Paul B cam over and tested oure mods.
07-04-2004, 09:02 PM
Great stuff John and Lloyd. Proud of ya.
07-10-2004, 02:59 AM
This is a map of the south island of New Zealand. The lower marks show the cross country flight the Santa Mick and Paul Bruty did, the upper markings show where Lloyd and myself forced Santa Mick to hand over RAE to our hands and the route we took to fly home. Hope this is of some interest.
07-10-2004, 09:11 PM
Thanks for the pic's of Clearwater .... now I am home-sick for florida again!
If you see Tim Bright and his Navion (with the red nose) tell him Hi for me.
I live up here near Mentone now. Have not been able to fly at all this summer....sure do miss it.
07-11-2004, 11:34 PM
Be glad to tell him. I think he's in one of the hangars on the far south end of the field. I'm in one of the new ones up by the gate, don't get down there much.
Coming down for a visit soon? Stop by hangar I5 If I'm there we'll share a cold drink.
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