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05-22-2005, 05:53 PM
Today I went down to Scott's place what a sweet setup he and Mary have!
here a few pictures.
05-22-2005, 06:02 PM
The whole area is dotted with small grass strips and a RC field.
I had a blast flying around there!
05-22-2005, 06:27 PM
Cool pics Greg! I had a blast! I am glad you could come down. Mary enjoyed meeting you.
05-22-2005, 06:36 PM
I'm still wondering how they got that big ol plane on that little grass strip :confused:
05-22-2005, 06:40 PM
We met some nice people at Peach State and had a pretty good meal too
05-22-2005, 07:03 PM
Hey Greg, It was nice meeting you today. Nice photos, Scott and Mary do have a great set up going on there!
How long you gonna be around these parts? I should be flying again real soon and maybe you can come down again and all 3 of us can do some flying.
05-22-2005, 07:19 PM
Same here Phil, Ill be here 3 to 4 weeks that sounds good we can have a pre SX days and fly to the two airports that scott and I got invited to.
05-23-2005, 03:55 AM
Next time I will join you guys :D . Phil, Lets make it 4 machines...
05-23-2005, 05:23 AM
I am really going to have to bust my butt this week around the house, since I goofed off all weekend! :D
sounds like you boy had some fun
05-23-2005, 07:46 AM
We were at about 2400 ft AGL, just under the broken cloud cover, you could see the haze just under the clouds and you could really feel a big drop in temperature.
We were welcomed at Peach State airport, had some good burgers and conversation, I told the resturant owner about the fly in in July, and he said we are all welcome to come on over and eat at Barnstormers.
good friendly people and friendly skies, Greg is not kidding about the airports, here is a list of airports within 20 miles:
ID CITY AIRPORT NAME WHERE
GA68 CONCORD, GA FLYING 'H' RANCH AIRPORT -
88GA CONCORD, GA BEAVER CREEK AIRPORT 0.3 nm SE
GA29 HOLLONVILLE, GA B & L STRIP AIRPORT 2.6 nm N
GA75 CONCORD, GA MEADOWLARK AIRPORT 2.8 nm SE
GA73 CONCORD, GA SHADE TREE AIRPORT 2.8 nm N
1GE5 CONCORD, GA FLYING D AIRPORT 2.9 nm E
3GA9 ZEBULON, GA VINTAGE FIELD AIRPORT 3.8 nm E
2GA5 CONCORD, GA WINDRIFT AERODROME AIRPORT 4.5 nm S
GA74 CONCORD, GA TAKLE FIELD AIRPORT 4.8 nm SE
4GA1 CONCORD, GA THACKER FIELD AIRPORT 4.9 nm SE
GA10 ZEBULON, GA RIDGEVIEW FARM AIRPORT 4.9 nm E
5GA3 WILLIAMSON, GA EAGLES LANDING AIRPORT 5.0 nm ENE
GA2 WILLIAMSON, GA PEACH STATE AIRPORT 5.7 nm NE
96GA WILLIAMSON, GA 3-M'S AIRPORT 5.9 nm NE
9GA0 ZEBULON, GA BROWN FIELD AIRPORT 6.4 nm ESE
8GA6 GRIFFIN, GA S & S LANDING STRIP AIRPORT 7.1 nm ENE
5GA0 HARALSON, GA GABLE BRANCH AIRPORT 8.3 nm NW
6GA1 HARALSON, GA FAGUNDES FIELD AIRPORT 8.4 nm NW
GA62 GRIFFIN, GA CEDAR RIDGE AIRPORT 8.8 nm NNE
GA61 BROOKS, GA KENLEY FIELD AIRPORT 9.6 nm NNW
4GA7 GRIFFIN, GA KITCHENS FIELD AIRPORT 9.9 nm E
8GA9 VAUGHN, GA BROOK BRIDGE AERODROME AIRPORT 9.9 nm N
5GA5 GRIFFIN, GA PINEBROOK ESTATES AIRPORT 10.0 nm NNE
6A2 GRIFFIN, GA GRIFFIN-SPALDING COUNTY AIRPORT 11.0 nm NE
64GA SENOIA, GA BIG 'T' AIRPORT 11.1 nm NNW
77GA MILNER, GA TOLAND AIRPORT 12.2 nm ENE
3RU WOOLSEY, GA RUST AIRSTRIP AIRPORT 13.3 nm N
OPN THOMASTON, GA THOMASTON-UPSON COUNTY AIRPORT 13.4 nm SE
10GA GRIFFIN, GA BEAVERBROOK AERODROME AIRPORT 14.7 nm NNE
0GA0 HAMPTON, GA HALLS FLYING RANCH AIRPORT 15.1 nm NNE
1GA2 LUTHERSVILLE, GA FLYING N ESTATES AIRPORT 15.5 nm WNW
FFC ATLANTA, GA PEACHTREE CITY-FALCON FIELD AIRPORT 15.8 nm NNW
0GE4 SUNNYSIDE, GA PECAN PATCH AIRSTRIP AIRPORT 15.9 nm NE
5A9 WARM SPRINGS, GA ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL AIRPORT 16.2 nm SW
1GE2 WOODLAND, GA C & W AIR PARK AIRPORT 16.9 nm SSW
GA91 FAYETTEVILLE, GA ADAMS AIRPORT 16.9 nm N
4A7 HAMPTON, GA CLAYTON COUNTY - TARA FIELD AIRPORT 17.5 nm NNE
6GE2 WOODLAND, GA RAINBOW FIELD AIRPORT 17.5 nm SSW
1GA6 BARNESVILLE, GA DE DE AIRPORT 18.2 nm ESE
29GA SHARPSBURG, GA ROLLING MEADOWS AIRFIELD AIRPORT 18.6 nm NNW
19GA FAYETTEVILLE, GA WILLOW POND AVIATION INC AIRPORT 18.7 nm N
GA01 JACKSON, GA FLYING H RANCH INC AIRPORT 19.0 nm ENE
GA49 YATESVILLE, GA THISTLE FIELD AIRPORT 19.1 nm SE
GA86 BARNESVILLE, GA LITTLE TOBESOFKEE CREEK RANCH AIRPORT 19.4 nm ESE
GA59 BARNESVILLE, GA ANTIQUE ACRES AIRPORT 19.6 nm E
91GA MORELAND, GA DBAKS AIRPORT 19.7 nm WNW
GA93 FAYETTEVILLE, GA BISHOPS AIRPORT 19.9 nm N
CCO NEWNAN, GA NEWNAN COWETA COUNTY AIRPORT 20.0 nm NW
05-23-2005, 07:58 AM
That's a lot of airfields. It sounds like you shouldn't have to worry too much about landing spots for emergency landings, Just look down and there's a strip.
05-23-2005, 02:17 PM
Yeah, but who has gas for that cross country? :D
05-23-2005, 03:24 PM
05-23-2005, 04:10 PM
Chris, 4 machines sounds great. Come on down and..........wait a minute,,,,,,it's not my place. Scott,,,, can Chris come over and play too????
05-23-2005, 04:44 PM
Let me know when the next get to together is. If we have good weather I will fly over in the 4. Can't fly the speeds you guys will fly, but would like to go anyway.
05-23-2005, 06:25 PM
ya Ron bring that thing I wanna do some more spins in the RV :D
05-24-2005, 02:03 AM
Geeze man you guys are gonna make me wear out my kitchen pass before the fly in! :)
Just kidding, Mary loves me and just wants me to be happy having fun, well that might be a stretch.
Hopefully Phil's gyro will be flying here in a week or so, I had to order a few parts and they should be in this week.
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