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Old 01-01-2020, 04:37 AM
Georges G Georges G is offline
 
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Default Last flight of 2019

This is a link with some photos and videos of my last flight of the year.

https://share.icloud.com/photos/0KSk...A96kTB8PXvK2NQ

Happy new year to you all.
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Old 01-01-2020, 07:41 AM
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Wow. I always knew an RV could do that but I've never seen it.
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Old 01-01-2020, 07:58 AM
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Default Awesome!

Bucket list airport I will probably never get to check off.... Great video, thanks for sharing. Did you make a tube into the tail cone to put your skis in or do you rent? Where did you fly in from? How long a trip? Did you have to go through a checkout to be allowed to fly in there?
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Old 01-01-2020, 08:19 AM
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That is about as cool as it gets.
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Old 01-01-2020, 08:24 AM
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Wow! Flying your home built into an airport right at the base of a ski resort; that's a dream come true!
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Old 01-01-2020, 02:27 PM
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Default Amazing video!

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Originally Posted by Georges G View Post
This is a link with some photos and videos of my last flight of the year.

https://share.icloud.com/photos/0KSk...A96kTB8PXvK2NQ

Happy new year to you all.
Georges
That's spectacular! I was in Courchevel last March skiing with my son and was often wondering about flying into this airport. Amazing. As I recall, it's around 6,500ft

I watched them de-wing and truck this plane away. Given the terrain, there is no option for a go-around. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw7eBmi1Lt8




This smaller airport was on one of the adjacent mountains, Val-Thorens and was around 9,000 ft. It was cool to see this Jodel D140E Mousquetaire hombuilt there. Pretty sure these are wood construction.





Here is the runway...
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Old 01-01-2020, 06:26 PM
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Really nice uphill landing! It was like landing on a glacier in Alaska. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu2fX1t_6iE
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Old 01-02-2020, 05:05 PM
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Default Cool in every way possible

Very cool...just don't know what else to say...
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Old 01-02-2020, 08:11 PM
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Even though I had a lovely flight to Monterey CA with my wife on the last day of 2019, I am totally jealous.
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