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Old 03-10-2021, 05:52 AM
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Default Flight over Grand Canyon - video

This is a short video of a recent flight over the Grand Canyon. I flew the Zuni route North to South at 10500'.
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Old 03-10-2021, 06:16 AM
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I liked it! also, that is the most spectacular flight I have ever made. I flew the Dragon route North and South. some things you never forget.
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Old 03-10-2021, 06:33 AM
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Fantastic video thanks!

I am planning on doing this in my Cherokee (RV14 is still in progress) this summer.

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Old 03-10-2021, 08:00 AM
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One of my favorite flights. All 4 corridors on autopilot.

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Old 03-10-2021, 12:27 PM
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One of the most spectacular flights!
I flew all corridors except the Tuckup Corridor and this is one reason to come back.
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Old 03-10-2021, 07:52 PM
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Super cool! That was one of my most memorable flights as well.
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Old 03-10-2021, 10:15 PM
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Flying over the Canyon is definitely a bucket list item! On a related note, has anyone landed at the Bar 10 ranch on the north rim? I've heard you can call ahead and they'll have breakfast for you (it's a dude ranch so no "walk-in customers"). Sounds like it might be a fun destination.
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Old 03-11-2021, 06:53 AM
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Default Motivational!


Thanks very much for this.

My assemblification project continues to educate, fascinate, focus, temper, and humble me.
When I saw the start of your video, my builder's perspective was: "so that's how my canopy fairing will look from the inside. Wow...!"

As I looked to the approaching Canyon Rim I thought "and... I get an airplane outta this too! "

The future looks great!
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