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petehowell 03-15-2015 08:42 PM

Installed a New Mag Today!
Got the call last week from the Boxer ladies that Magnolia had shattered her leg and needed a ride from Chicago area up to the Boxer vet here in Minne.

Just so happened that Sunday Wx looked pretty good, and I was planning to take Mom to lunch in South Bend anyway, so...... what the heck. I took out a seat, tossed in a sleeping bag and launched early with a nice tailwind.

Saw some ice jams on the big river.......

Turned the corner at Joliet and got a glimpse of the Windy City. This was my first trip with full ADS-B IN/OUT around Chicago. Money well spent. Mucho Traffic EVERYWHERE.....

Ice jams on the Big Lake!!

Nice long lunch with Mom and then on to KOXI to Meet Mags. Got some scrapes on the head and gimpy leg, but sweet as could be.

She had restful flight over the thawing tundra of Wisconsin.......

Long day, but I think I'll sleep just fine with Mags in good hands...........

aarvig 03-16-2015 07:00 AM

Nice pics Pete! It just so happens that I flew through that exact area Sunday as well. We were on our way back from Florida. That pooch looks pretty content.

bsacks05 03-16-2015 07:54 AM

Your pictures are always top notch, very nice Pete. Flying dogs is almost as much fun as flying with your kids!

bweiss 03-16-2015 10:13 AM

Great trip write up. You inspire me to be a better person. Mags looks content knowing she is in good hands.

N200PF 03-16-2015 10:14 AM

Thank You, Pete!
Glad to see you notch another successful transport. Thanks for all the good work you do!

rv7boy 03-16-2015 12:18 PM

Good Job, Pete! Nice report! Liked the report regarding the ADS-B IN/OUT. Your boxer reports are always well done with nice photos. How fortunate Mags is!

LettersFromFlyoverCountry 03-16-2015 01:19 PM

Now I'm afraid to fly around Chicago again with just a Zaon. ;)

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