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  #31  
Old 08-26-2019, 08:08 AM
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Default Got some planned ETD?s/ETA?s?

I?m in the middle of a 6 day DFW-LHR-RDU-LHR-DFW airline trip and have the RDU-LHR and the final day LHR-DFW legs to go.

I figure not much chance of a shout out on 123.45 on tonight?s RDU-LHR (done at night and pretty far south of you) but might be a chance to say howdy on the LHR-DFW leg done on the 28th. We generally go pretty far north (tip of southern Greenland) going westbound.

If you?re still enroute eastbound by then I?d be glad to pass a word of encouragement!

We depart LHR on the 28th at 1115Z...

Safe travels,

Rob
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Old 08-27-2019, 04:19 AM
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Default Fingers

Hi Rob, I’ll give 123.45 a try if our paths cross. I tried this with Hermann yesterday as he was heading West in the 747 but we were too far away.
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Old 08-27-2019, 04:22 AM
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Made it to Kangerlussuaq BGSF yesterday. Stopped for the night as the weather didn?t look good for the remainder of the leg to Reykjavik. Glad I stopped here, the scenery is spectacular and the people very friendly. Will try for Reykjavik today instead.
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Old 08-27-2019, 06:24 AM
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I also tried it on 123.45 with no success. I was looking at the weather all the time like flying myself down low. How easy it is up high - almost no worries about the weather when things are running normal!
If the weather is cooperating on your return flight try to make it to Kulusuk, you won?t regret it.
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Old 08-27-2019, 10:48 AM
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Default Iceland

Jim just landed in Iceland.
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Old 08-27-2019, 02:35 PM
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Default Reykjavik

So glad I stopped for the night in Kangerlussuaq. I stayed the night at the house of a local tour pilot. Had a musk ox burger for dinner and great company as well. Today?s flight was perfect. Kanger tower cleared me to fly east up the valley before joining filed route to BIRK. Simply spectacular. Climbed up to FL150 over the icecap, relayed a few calls for a travelair going the other way and was treated to yet more spectacle on the east coast of Greenland. I just can?t imagine a more hostile environment than down there among the cliffs and icebergs. Not to harsh for some though, a tiny iceberg started to move quick and left a wake . OAT was -17C over the North Atlantic with a solid layer below. Finished up with a nice ILS to rwy 19, breaking out at 900ft. I hope I live to tell my grandkids about this.
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Old 08-27-2019, 02:38 PM
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Hermann, I now know what you meant about Kulusuk after flying over it today. I will try to visit there on my way back. Nowhere like it on Earth!
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:43 PM
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And then have your camera ready...!
If you get up early tomorrow morning listen for a call.
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Old 08-28-2019, 04:17 AM
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Default Shout out...

We are going back with a route directly over Iceland today. Flight plan shows RATSU-65N020W-66N030W-66N040W.

Good chance of crossing your route today if timing works.

Planned departure from LHR at 1115Z. 777-300, AAL 81. Will have 123.45 tuned up and have an ear cocked for your call sign!

Safe travels!

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Old 08-28-2019, 12:09 PM
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Default Paddy Has Landed

Paddy/Jim has landed at the Weston airport outside of Dublin.


His wish has come true.


Congratulations on a successful trip.


When do you plan to fly by home?
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