Tag Archives: flying

October 19

Flightseeing to the Arizona Meteor Crater

For almost a week Maurice H. and I watched a cut-off low pressure weather mass that was wandering around in the Pacific down by the border with Mexico in preparing for a cross-country flight into Arizona. This sort of weather phenomena brings lousy weather with it. When it seemed like the weather was headed south […]

Africa — On Safari — Second Stop, Shinde Lodge, Okavango Delta

After leaving the Kalahari Desert we headed north for the Shinde Camp in the Okavango Delta. The runway there was our first experience at a “bush” airstrip. Just a bit over 1,200 meters long and 18 wide, the runway surface was soil calcrete. Peter, our escort, said it can be very slippery when wet. Fortunately […]

AFRICA — On Safari Pilot’s Portrait

From the left: Suzanne, TJ, Bruce, Jennifer, Paul, (tall)Paul, and me having a morning coffee break on one safari. June 6, 2013 – – Along with six other pilots (above) I set out on an 11 day photo safari beginning at Lanseria International Airport. We will eventually travel through South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and […]