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Old 06-23-2012, 01:15 PM
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Default Has anyone seen my Russian?

Somebody told him about a beach on the west coast he could land on. He left yesterday and did pretty well. He ALMOST made it to Seattle today but he ran into the cell just south of Seattle moving Northbound. He emailed me for details of the cell and I responded. I told him I thought he should backtrack and then go south when able but I do not know the terrain out there.


He is currently backtracking to try and go south of the cell. He is testing his aviator abilities today!! Can't wait for the report.



If found, DO NOT feed him. He has been fed over 3 times this week already and will eagerly overeat free food!!
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:16 PM
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Track his progress HERE
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:18 PM
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Oops fed him this morning. If you talk with him, he could probably just go to Yakima and do the tour thing today and watch the weather for a beach run later this evening

Fed and coffee'd and ready for anything


I posted on his"where to stop" thread earlier
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:21 PM
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He may end up going south towards Portland and make a run thru the Columbia Gorge. Be careful the mountains can be tough on a flatlander.
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:23 PM
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Yeah, I am sort of worrying about the mountains but he appears to be IFR (I follow roads) so I am optimistic.

Tell me what you fed him....I am maintaining a strict food chart for him!
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:26 PM
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Looks like he just stopped at Easton (ESW). I'm glad!
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:34 PM
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....Tell me what you fed him....I am maintaining a strict food chart for him!
Good ol' American breakfast burrito....Eggs, Sausage and cheese wrapped in tortilla. certainly not good for him, but you are in luck, he only ate half. mumbling something about climb rate to get out of here. Last I saw of him he as climbing about 1500fpm pointed due west.
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Old 06-24-2012, 04:26 AM
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Default Vlad is really putting some miles on that 9.

tony, I have been tracking Vlad. He is really putting some mile under those wings. I'm jealous.
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Old 06-24-2012, 04:39 AM
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Katie etal,

You can feed the Russian. Just don't provide tasty food or else he may decide to stay ... at leat until he as exhausted all of the food and local flying destinations.
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